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Jim Root

James Frederic Root

Position: QB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 185 lbs.
Throws: Right

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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Jim Root 1956 Touchdown Log

2 Touchdowns

2 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 3 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Cardinals2
Redskins1
Steelers1
Home1
Road1
Sunday2
1st1
2nd1
3 or fewer yards2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1956-10-14 CRD @ WAS W 31-3 2 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
2 9 1956-11-25 CRD PIT W 38-27 1 Rushing 3 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*