NETTLES, JIM

JIM NETTLES

Inducted:  July 31, 1993 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth:  February 15, 1943 in Muncie, IN

High School Attended:  Muncie Central         Graduated:  1960

High School Honors:  Earned 9 varsity letters - 3 in football, 3 in track, 3 in basketball; Honorable Mention AP All-State Football Team; State low-hurdles champion in track 1960; starter on 1960 State runner-up basketball team.

College Attended:  University of Wisconsin    Graduated:  1965

College Honors:  3-year letterman in football as defensive back; member of 1962 Big Ten Championship Team; played in Rose Bowl game 1963.

Professional Athletic Background:  Drafted by Philadelphia Eagles in 1965; played there as cornerback, safety, and defensive player 1965-1968; played with Los Angeles Rams 1969-1972, intercepting 20 passes; played with Montreal Alouettes of the CFL in 1973.

Special Recognition:  Vice-President of Eagle Packaging and Box Company in the Los Angeles area at the time of his induction.

Family:  Wife, Coni