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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 1940 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 62 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams3
Bears1
Cardinals1
Lions1
Home2
Road1
Sunday3
1st1
2nd1
4th1
4-9 yards2
30 or more yards1
Johnny Drake2
Parker Hall1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1940-10-20 RAM CRD W 26-14 1 Receiving 62 Parker Hall Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
2 7 1940-11-03 RAM DET W 24-0 2 Receiving 9 Johnny Drake Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
3 10 1940-11-24 RAM @ CHI L 25-47 4 Receiving 7 Johnny Drake Trail 13-44 Trail 19-44