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James FitzPatrick (American football)

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James FitzPatrick (American football)

James FitzPatrick
Date of birth (1964-02-01) February 1, 1964
Place of birth Heidelberg, Germany
Career information
Position(s) Offensive Tackle
Height 6 ft 8 in (203 cm)
Weight 305 lb (138 kg)
College Southern California
NFL draft 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13
Career history
As player
1986-1989 San Diego Chargers
1990-1993 Los Angeles Raiders
Career stats
  • Playing stats at

James Joseph FitzPatrick, III (born February 1, 1964) is a retired American football offensive tackle.

James Fitzpatrick was born in Heidleberg, Germany in 1964. He began his Football career in Beaverton Oregon where he was a two way starter for the State Champion Beaverton High School Beavers. He attended USC (University Of Southern California) where he was an outstanding offensive tackle. He played in the 1985 Rose Bowl against Ohio State defeating them 20 - 17. During his senior year he was voted Offensive MVP (Most Valuable Player), extremely unusual for an offensive lineman.

He was drafted in the first round (13th overall) by the San Diego Chargers in 1986.[1] He played five seasons for the Chargers. He was traded to the then Los Angeles Raiders in 1990 where he returned to the Colloseum for the remainder of his career.

James now lives in Portland Oregon, he is active in youth football.


  • College career 1
  • Professional career 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

College career

He played college football at the University of Southern California, where he was voted Offensive MVP his senior year.

Professional career

FitzPatrick played in the National Football League between 1986 and 1993.


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External links

  • player page
  • 1986 NFL Draft page

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