Jim Romano (American football)

James John Romano (born September 7, 1959) is a former professional American football center in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the Houston Oilers, New England Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders. Jim Romano and wife Brigitte reside in Dallas, Texas, where he is a software industry sales executive.

Jim Romano
No. 52, 55
Position:Center
Personal information
Born: (1959-09-07) September 7, 1959 (age 60)
Glen Cove, New York
Career information
College:Penn State
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Penn State Team Captain Senior Year
  • Second Four Year Letterman in Penn State Football History
  • 28th Pick by Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
  • Traded to Houston Oilers in 84' Immediately became starting Center
  • NFLPA Player Representative for Houston Oilers
  • Tore Posterior Cruciate while playing for Houston Oilers.
  • Traded to New England in strike year.
  • Retired due to injuries in 1988
Career NFL statistics
Games played:96
Games started:34
Player stats at NFL.com