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Jim Root
Position(s)
Quarterback
Jersey #(s)
9, 17
Born August 17, 1931(1931-08-17)
Toledo, Ohio
Died May 26, 2003 (aged 71)
Career information
Year(s) 19531956
NFL Draft 1953 / Round: 23 / Pick: 268
College Miami (OH)
Professional teams
Career stats
TD-INT 11-16
Yards 1482
QB Rating 51.0
Stats at NFL.com
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements

James Frederic Root (August 17, 1931 – May 26, 2003) was a professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played two seasons for the Chicago Cardinals (1953, 1956).

Root then coached college football at the University of New Hampshire and the College of William & Mary, compiling a 57–62–2 record in 12 seasons.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl Rank#
New Hampshire Wildcats (Yankee Conference) (1968–1971)
1968 New Hampshire 6–2–0 T-1st
1969 New Hampshire 3–5–0
1970 New Hampshire 5–3–0
1971 New Hampshire 4–4–1
William & Mary Tribe (Southern Conference) (1972–1979)
1972 William & Mary 5–6–0
1973 William & Mary 6–5–0
1974 William & Mary 4–7–0
1975 William & Mary 2–9–0
1976 William & Mary 7–4–0
1977 William & Mary 6–5–0
1978 William & Mary 5–5–1
1979 William & Mary 4–7–0
Total: 57–62–2
      National Championship         Conference Title         Conference Division Title
Indicates BCS bowl game. #Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
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