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Jimmy Carr

Born: Mar 25, 1933

Death: Aug 13, 2012

Birthplace: Kanawha County

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Jimmy Carr

Date of Birth : Mar 25, 1933
Date of Death : Aug 13, 2012
Birth Place : Kanawha County

James Henry "Jimmy" Carr was an American football player who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins. Carr also played one season in the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes in 1958. He was the starting left corner with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1960 when they won the World Championship beating the Green Bay Packers. He played college football at Morris Harvey in Charleston, West Virginia. While there he played in three bowl games and was one of three NAIA Hall of Fame inductees in 1962. He also played high school football and baseball at East Bank High School in East Bank, West Virginia. After retiring as a player, he served 24 seasons as an NFL assistant coach for the Minnesota Vikings, the Chicago Bears, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Detroit Lions, the Buffalo Bills, the San Francisco 49ers, the New England Patriots, and the Atlanta Falcons. He also coached two years in the United States Football League and three years in NFL Europe. In 1985 he coached in the Super Bowl on the defensive staff of the New England Patriots.


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