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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 1944 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

6 Receiving, 1 Fumble Recovery Return, 2 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 23 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams7
Bears3
Cardinals3
Packers1
Road6
Home1
Sunday7
2nd2
3rd2
4th3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards4
20-29 yards2
Tom Colella3
Albie Reisz3

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1944-09-24 RAM @ CRD W 30-28 2 Receiving 10 Tom Colella Lead 10-0 Lead 16-0
2 1 1944-09-24 RAM @ CRD W 30-28 4 Receiving 18 Tom Colella Trail 16-21 Lead 23-21*
3 1 1944-09-24 RAM @ CRD W 30-28 4 Receiving 5 Albie Reisz Trail 23-28 Lead 30-28*
4 2 1944-10-08 RAM CHI W 19-7 3 Fumble Recovery Return 23 Lead 10-7 Lead 16-7
5 4 1944-10-22 RAM @ GNB L 21-30 4 Receiving 23 Tom Colella Trail 14-28 Trail 21-28
6 5 1944-10-29 RAM @ CHI L 21-28 2 Receiving 16 Albie Reisz Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
7 5 1944-10-29 RAM @ CHI L 21-28 3 Receiving 13 Albie Reisz Trail 14-21 Tied 21-21