Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall – Ring of Honor

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Position: Defensive End
Size: 6′ 4″ – 248 lbs
College: Ohio State
Played 20 season in the NFL
1 season for the Cleveland Browns in 1960
19 seasons for the Minnesota Vikings 1961 – 1979
Ranks 2nd in NFL History – with 282 Consecutive Games Played,
Held #1 spot until a Punter (Jeff Feagles) surpassed him in 2008,
270 of those coming with the Vikings
He Still Holds the NFL record for most Consecutive Starts with 270
Ranks 2nd in Vikings History with 127 Sacks – Carl Eller has 3 more
Jim Played in 2 Pro Bowls – Following the 1968 & 1969 seasons
He lead or tied for team lead in sacks in each of the Vikings first 6 seasons (1961-66)
Holds the NFL & Vikings record with 29 career fumble recoveries
Ranks 9th in Vikings history with 988 career tackles,
ranking behind only Alan Page among defensive lineman
Joined fellow lineman Carl Eller, Gary Larsen and Allen Page
to form the vaunted Purple People Eaters,
one of the top defensive units of their era in the NFL
He was the last Player from Minnesota’s initial expansion team of 1961 to retire
Jim Started at Defensive End in 4 Super Bowls – IV, VII, IX, XI
Originally a 4th-round pick by Cleveland in 1960
Born December 30th 1937 in Danville, KY
Inducted into the Vikings Ring of Honor on November 28, 1999