A high school football star in St.Louis, Jimmy Conzelman played football for the 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets team that won the 1919 Rose Bowl In 1920, he was an All-Missouri Valley Conference quarterback for the Washington University.  Conzelman spent ten seasons in the National Football League as a multi-faceted star halfback, quarterback and placekicker. As player-coach, he led the 1928 Providence Steamrollers to an  NFL championship. From 1932 to 1939, Conzelman was the head football coach for the Washington University football team, leading the program to Missouri Valley Conference championships in 1934, 1935, and 1939. He served as head coach of the NFL’s Chicago Cardinals from 1940 to 1942 and again from 1946 to 1948. He led the Cardinals to an NFL championship in 1947 and Western Division championships in 1947 and 1948. Conzelman is enshrined in the Football Hall in Canton, Ohio.


JIMMY CONZELMAN Height: 6:00 Weight: 175 College: Washington(Mo)’20
James Gleason Conzelman Born: Mar 6, 1898 Died: Jul 31, 1970 Hometown: St.Louis, Mo.
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1916-17 Washington (Mo) (Frosh) College
1917-19 U.S. Navy Military Service
1919-20 Washington (Mo) College
1926-27 Detroit ABL 1 1 0 2 2.0
Major League Totals 1 1 0 2 2.0


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