Jim Marshall Speaker Profile
Jim Marshall Biography
Jim Marshall was born December 30, 1937 Danville, Kentucky and played college football at Ohio State University. He left school before his senior year, and played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was then drafted in the 4th round of the 1960 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Marshall played the 1960 season with the Browns. He played from 1961 to 1979 with the Minnesota Vikings. He played in 282 consecutive games, a record since surpassed by Jeff Feagles. He started 270 consecutive games, a record since surpassed by Brett Favre, another Viking.
He played in Pro Bowls after the 1968 and 1969 NFL seasons. He recovered 30 fumbles, an NFL record. He was a member of the Vikings' famous Purple People Eaters (which consisted of Marshall (DE), Alan Page (DT), Gary Larsen (DT), Carl Eller (DE), Wally Hilgenberg (OLB), Jeff Siemon (MLB), and Roy Winston (OLB)), and was the final player from Minnesota's initial expansion team of 1961 to retire. The Vikings credit Marshall with 127 career quarterback sacks, second most in Viking History behind Carl Eller.
Jim Marshall is also a member of The Pigskin Club Of Washington, D.C. National Intercollegiate All-American Football Players Honor Roll.
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