Jim Thorpe
1972 - Football/Baseball/Track - Sac & Fox

DATE OF BIRTH: May 28, 1888

  • BIRTH PLACE: Prague, Oklahoma
  • TRIBE: Potawatomi/Sac & Fox
  • EDUCATION: Carlisle Indian School
    Cumberland Valley College
  • SPORTS DATA: Track and Field/Football/Baseball

ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • College Athletic Achievements:
    • All-American halfback Carlisle 1908
    • All-American halfback Carlisle 1911
    • All-American halfback Carlisle 1912
    • Gold Medal winner in the Pentathlon and the Decathlon at the 1912 Olympic Games
  • Voted All-Pac 10 Second Team (Portland, Oregon)
  • Voted All-Pac 10 Honorable mention (Coaches Poll)
  • Played in 41st Annual Hula Bowl, Hawaii
  • Drafted by Bengals Played in 3 Strike Games
  • 1988 Signed as Free Agent with Buccaneers for 2 years
  • 1991 Signed with NY/NJ Knights North American East Division
    Champions as an Offensive Lineman
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