Jim Doran

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Birthday
11, 1927
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jun 29, 1994 (66)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1927
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jun 29, 1994 (66)

About

Former NFL player who won three NFL Championships with the Detroit Lions in the 50's. He later played for the Dallas Cowboys and was the franchise's first Pro Bowler.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and got his start playing football at Buena Vista College.

Trivia

He had the unusual distinction of being a two-way player who played both offense and defense on a regular basis.

Family Life

He has three sons with his wife, Ellen.

Associated With

He was nicknamed "Graham Cracker" due to his ferocious pursuit of then-Cleveland Browns quarterback Otto Graham.