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Jim Marsalis

Jim Marsalis
Date of birth: (1945-10-10) October 10, 1945 (age 68)
Place of birth: Pascagoula, MS
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: Tennessee State
AFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
As player:
Kansas City Chiefs (AFL)
Kansas City Chiefs
New Orleans Saints
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: AFL All-Star 1969
NFL Pro Bowl 1970

James "Jim" Marsalis (born October 10, 1945 in Pascagoula, Mississippi) was an American college and Professional Football player. A star at Tennessee State, he played nine professional seasons as a cornerback, from the 1969 American Football League season through the 1977 NFL season. He helped the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs to beat the defending World Champion New York Jets in the 1969 AFL Championship game, making two interceptions off the Jets' Joe Namath. Following that, he started in the Fourth AFL-NFL World Championship Game for the AFL's Kansas City Chiefs, defeating the Minnesota Vikings in the last World Championship game played between the AFL Champions and those of the National Football League. Marsalis was selected by Pro Football Weekly as the 1969 AFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.

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