Jim Norton (American Football)

Jim Norton (American Football)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Charles "Jim" Norton (October 20, 1938 - June 12, 2007) was an American collegiate and Professional Football player. He was an original member of the Houston Oilers of the AFL, playing at strong safety and punter for their first nine seasons, 1960-68. Norton was an AFL All-Star for four seasons and holds the league's record for career interceptions. His jersey was the first retired by the Oilers. Jim Norton graduated from Fullerton Union High School in 1956 and played college football for head coach Skip Stahley at Idaho, alongside future pros Jerry Kramer, Wayne Walker, and Jim Prestel. Although selected by the Detroit Lions in the 1960 NFL Draft (7th round, 75th overall) and the Dallas Texans in the AFL's inaugural draft 1960, he signed as an original Houston Oiler.
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134901652
  • 9786134901659