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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 1939 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

7 Receiving, 1 Blocked Punt Return, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 50 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams8
Bears3
Packers2
Cardinals1
Tigers1
Lions1
Home5
Road3
Sunday6
Wednesday1
Friday1
1st3
2nd2
3rd1
4th2
10-19 yards4
30 or more yards2
Parker Hall5
Kelly Moan1
Marty Slovak1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1939-09-15 RAM @ CHI L 21-30 4 Receiving 50 Kelly Moan Trail 14-30 Trail 21-30
2 1939-09-20 RAM @ BKN L 12-23 1 Receiving 18 Parker Hall Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
3 1939-10-01 RAM @ GNB W 27-24 2 Receiving 11 Parker Hall Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
4 1939-10-08 RAM CHI L 21-35 1 Receiving 15 Parker Hall Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
5 1939-10-08 RAM CHI L 21-35 4 Receiving - Marty Slovak Trail 14-35 Trail 21-35
6 1939-11-05 RAM CRD W 14-0 1 Blocked Punt Return - Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
7 1939-11-19 RAM DET W 14-3 2 Receiving 35 Parker Hall Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
8 1939-11-26 RAM GNB L 6-7 3 Receiving 18 Parker Hall Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
'-' indicates an unknown distance