James Michael Flanigan Sr. (born April 15, 1945) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL).[1]

Jim Flanigan
No. 55
Personal information
Born: (1945-04-15) April 15, 1945 (age 78)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:West Mifflin North
NFL Draft:1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:54
Fumble recoveries:2
Player stats at NFL.com

College career edit

Flanigan attended the University of Pittsburgh[1] and played linebacker on the Panthers' football team. Flanigan was 6' 3" feet tall and weighed 240 pounds.

Professional career edit

Flanigan was drafted by the Green Bay Packers[2] in the 2nd round (51st overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft. He played 40 games for the Packers between 1967 and 1970. He was a member of the Super Bowl Champions of 1967. He also played at middle linebacker in 14 games for the New Orleans Saints in 1971, giving him a total of 54 professional games.

Personal edit

His son Jim Flanigan Jr. played at the University of Notre Dame and professionally for the Chicago Bears, the Green Bay Packers, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Philadelphia Eagles during his 9-year career.

References edit

  1. ^ a b Bledsoe, Terry (14 October 1970). "Leg Surgery for Robinson". The Milwaukee Journal. Part 2. p. 17. Archived from the original on 13 May 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2010.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. ^ "Three All-Stars Working Out With Packers". St. Joseph Gazette. Associated Press. 14 July 1967. Retrieved 11 December 2010.