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Jim Root (American football)

Jim Root
No. 9, 17
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1931-08-17)August 17, 1931
Place of birth: Toledo, Ohio
Date of death: May 26, 2003(2003-05-26) (aged 71)
Career information
College: Miami (OH)
NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 23 / Pick: 268
Debuted in 1953
Last played in 1956
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT 11-16
Yards 1482
QB Rating 51.0
Stats at NFL.com

James Frederic Root (August 17, 1931 – May 26, 2003) was a professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played two seasons for the Chicago Cardinals (1953, 1956).

Root then coached college football at the University of New Hampshire and the College of William & Mary, compiling a 57–62–2 record in 12 seasons.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
New Hampshire Wildcats (Yankee Conference) (1968–1971)
1968 New Hampshire 6–2 T-1st
1969 New Hampshire 3–5
1970 New Hampshire 5–3
1971 New Hampshire 4–4–1
William & Mary Tribe (Southern Conference) (1972–1976)
1972 William & Mary 5–6 4–2 3rd
1973 William & Mary 6–5 3–2 3rd
1974 William & Mary 4–7 2–3 6th
1975 William & Mary 2–9 2–3 5th
1976 William & Mary 7–4 3–1 2nd
William & Mary Tribe (NCAA Division I Independent) (1977–1979)
1977 William & Mary 6–5
1978 William & Mary 5–5–1
1979 William & Mary 4–7
Total: 57–62–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance, Bowl Coalition, or College Football Playoff (CFP) game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
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