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Jim Seymour

Born: Nov 24, 1946

Death: Mar 29, 2011

Birthplace: Berkley

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Jim Seymour

Date of Birth : Nov 24, 1946
Date of Death : Mar 29, 2011
Birth Place : Berkley

James Patrick "Jim" Seymour was an American football wide receiver who played three seasons for the Chicago Bears in the National Football League. He was originally selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the first round of the 1969 NFL Draft, 10th pick overall. In 1974 he played for the Chicago Fire of the WFL. Seymour played high school football at Shrine of the Little Flower High School, Royal Oak, Michigan, and college football at Notre Dame, where he was a two-time First-team All-American while also being a Second-team All-America selection in 1966. He is widely considered to be one of the Top 50 players in Notre Dame history, and is one of only five three-time football All-Americans at the school. Seymour was featured on the cover of Time Magazine in the October 28th, 1966 issue, along with Terry Hanratty. He was the older brother of former professional football player Paul Seymour. Seymour died on March 29, 2011 from cancer.


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