Jim Welsh

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Jim Welsh

Offensive lineman

Personal information
Date of birth: (1902-09-17)September 17, 1902
Place of birth: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Date of death: February 12, 1958(1958-02-12) (aged 55)
Place of death: Lake County, Florida, United States
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Colgate University
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 1x Collyers Eye Mag.: 2nd team all-NFL (1924)
  • 1x Collyers Eye Mag.: 1st team all-NFL (1926)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

James Edward Welsh was a professional football player who played during the early years of the National Football League.[1] He was an offensive lineman and a place kicker. A graduate of Colgate University, Welsh began his professional career in 1923 with the NFL's Rochester Jeffersons. The following two seasons, were then spent with the Frankford Yellow Jackets. In 1926 Welsh joined the Pottsville Maroons. He then ended the 1926 season tied for the league lead in extra points, with 10.[2]