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Jimmy Gunn

Jimmy Gunn
Date of birth: (1948-11-27) November 27, 1948
Place of birth: Augusta, Arkansas
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1970 / Round: 13 / Pick: 314
As player:
Chicago Bears
New York Giants
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career stats
Playing stats at

Jimmy Gunn (born November 27, 1948 in Augusta, Arkansas) is a retired American football linebacker in the National Football League.

Professional career

Gunn played for the Chicago Bears, New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers between 1970 and 1976.

College career

Gunn was an 1969 All-American defensive end at the University of Southern California. Also was All PAC-8, and in USC's Hall of Fame.

In 1969, he teamed with All-Americans Al Cowlings and Charlie Weaver, and the late Tody Smith and Bubba Scott to form a defensive front that powered the Trojans to 10-0-1 record and a win over the University of Michigan in the 1970 Rose Bowl. Coach John McKay credited a six-man front on defense for the victory, big Tony Terry was added to the group known as the "Wild Bunch" consisting of Jimmy Gunn, Charlie Weaver, Al Cowlings, Tody Smith and Bubba Scott. [1]

High school career

Gunn prepped at Lincoln High School in San Diego.

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