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Jim Benton

Born: Sep 25, 1916

Death: Mar 28, 2001

Birthplace: Carthage

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Jim Benton

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1916
Date of Death : Mar 28, 2001
Birth Place : Carthage

James Warren Benton was a record setting Arkansas, Southwest Conference, NCAA and National Football League pass receiver who was selected for the NFL 1940s All-Decade Team. Benton was the first NFL receiver to gain more than 300 yards in a game, a record that stood for 40 years.

Profession


  • American football player
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