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Jim Benton

James Warren Benton

Position: E
Height: 6-3    Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: September 25, 1916 in Carthage, AR
Died: March 28, 2001 in Pine Bluff, AR
High School: Carthage, Pine Bluff
College: Arkansas   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Rams in the 2nd round (11th overall) of the 1938 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Jim Benton 1938 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

5 Receiving, 1 Fumble Recovery Return, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 45 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams6
Bears2
Steelers2
Cardinals1
Lions1
Road5
Home1
Sunday6
1st2
2nd1
3rd2
4th1
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
Bob Snyder3
Dick Tuckey1
Stan Pincura1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1938-10-02 RAM DET W 21-17 4 Receiving 45 Stan Pincura Trail 7-17 Trail 14-17
2 1938-10-23 RAM @ CHI W 23-21 1 Receiving 45 Bob Snyder Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
3 1938-10-23 RAM @ CHI W 23-21 3 Receiving 14 Dick Tuckey Trail 9-14 Lead 16-14*
4 1938-11-27 RAM @ CRD L 17-31 2 Fumble Recovery Return 4 Trail 3-14 Trail 10-14
5 1938-12-04 RAM @ PIT W 13-7 1 Receiving 28 Bob Snyder Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 1938-12-04 RAM @ PIT W 13-7 3 Receiving 11 Bob Snyder Lead 7-0 Lead 13-0