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Jack Spikes
Date of birth February 5, 1937 (1937-02-05) (age 72)
Place of birth Big Spring, TX
Position(s) Running back
Placekicker
College Texas Christian
AFL Draft 1960 / Round : First Selection
Jersey Number 30
Career highlights
Honors American Football League Champion, 1962
Stats
Statistics
Teams
1960-1962
1963-1964
1965
1966-1967
AFL Dallas Texans
AFL Kansas City Chiefs
AFL Houston Oilers
AFL Buffalo Bills

Jack Erwin Spikes (born February 5, 1937 in Big Spring, Texas) is a former American collegiiate and Professional Football running back and placekicker. He played in the American Football League for the Dallas Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers, and the Buffalo Bills. He played college football at Texas Christian University.

Spikes played a key role in Professional Football's longest championship game, the 1962 American Football League Championship game between the Texans and the Houston Oilers. Spikes' teammate Bill Hull intercepted the Oilers' George Blanda late in the first overtime. Hull's interception allowed the Texans to start the second overtime with two powerful runs by Spikes, to move the ball to the Oilers' 25-yard line, and Tommy Brooker kicked a field goal to give the Texans the win, 20 - 17.

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