James Frederic Root
Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: August 17, 1931 in Toledo, OH
Died: May 26, 2003 in Orange Park, FL
High School: Edward D. Libbey
College: Miami (OH) (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 23rd round (268th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.
Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
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