Jim Lee Hunt

Jim Lee "Earthquake" Hunt (died November 22, 1975) was an American college and professional football player from Prairie View A&M University who played defensive tackle for the American Football League's Boston Patriots from 1960 through 1969, and for the NFL' Boston Patriots in 1970. He was a four-time AFL All-Star, and was one of only twenty men to play the entire ten years of the AFL. He was used as a defensive end occasionally.

He returned a kickoff 8 yards in the Patriots 24-10 loss to the Houston Oilers @ BU Field on 11-25-60. He recovered an onside kick by Gino Cappelletti in the Patriots 26-10 win over the New York Jets @ Boston College Alumni Stadium on 09-27-64.

Jim returned a fumble by Cotton Davidson 11 yards and on the next play Butch Songin threw a 9 yard touchdown pass to Jim Colclough in the Patriots 42-14 rout of the Dallas Texans @ BU Field on 11-18-60. Jim recovered fumbles by Cotton Davidson, Al Dorow, Tom Flores, Mickey Slaughter, Ode Burrell,Darrell Lester, Daryle Lamonica, Steve Tensi, Bobby Burnett, Marlin Briscoe, Bob Cappadona, Robert Holmes, Don Trull & Larry Csonka. He returned a fumble by Darrell Lester 5 yards for a TD in the Patriots 17-10 loss to the Denver Broncos @ Fenway Park on 11-06-66. Jim returned a fumble by Don Trull 51 yards in the Patriots 45-17 loss to the Houston Oilers @ the Houston Astrodome on 12-15-68. He also recovered a bad exchange to the quarterback in the Patriots 38-23 victory over the Miami Dolphins @ the Orange Bowl on 11-30-69.

Jim Lee Hunt recorded 34.5 sacks and sacked 19 different QB's. He recorded sacks of Frank Tripucka, George Herring, Tom Flores, John Hadl, Jacky Lee, Len Dawson, John McCormick, Jack Kemp, Joe Namath, Don Trull, Max Chobian, Daryle Lamonica, Steve Tensi, Rick Norton, Pete Beathard, Jim LeClair, Bob Griese, Earl Morrall & James Harris. Jim Hunt tackled Jack Kemp for a safety in the Patriots 44-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills @ Fenway Park on 12-09-67.

He holds the AFL Record for the most career fumble recoveries. His number was later retired by the team, and he is a member of the Patriots All-1960s (AFL) Team.

Other articles related to "lee, hunt":

Newbery Medal - Newbery Recipients
... Bennett,John !John Bennett The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo Honor 1929 Gag,Wanda !Wanda Gág Millions of Cats Honor 1929 Hallock,Grace !Grace Hallock Boy Who Was,The !The ... Middle Moffat,The !The Middle Moffat Honor 1943 Hunt,MabelLeigh !Mabel Leigh Hunt Have You Seen Tom Thumb? Honor 1944 Forbes,Esther !Esther Forbes ... in Wisconsin Honor 1951 Yates,Elizabeth !Elizabeth Yates Amos Fortune, Free Man Winner 1951 Hunt,Mabel Leigh !Mabel Leigh Hunt Better Known as Johnny Appleseed Honor 1951 Easton,Jeanette !Jeanette Eaton Gandhi ...

Famous quotes containing the words hunt, jim and/or lee:

    The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc.
    C. Wright Mills (1916–1962)

    Just kids! That’s about the craziest argument I’ve ever heard. Every criminal in the world was a kid once. What does it prove?
    —Theodore Simonson. Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr.. Jim Bird, The Blob, responding to the suggestion that they not lock up the teens pulling the alien “prank,” (1958)

    It’s men like you that make it difficult for people to understand one another.
    —Richard Fielding. Lee Sholem. Superman (George Reeves)