Jim Doran biography

Jim Doran

Wide receiver, American football player

1927 –

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Who is Jim Doran?

James Robert Doran is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Iowa State University. He was a two-way player, playing both on offense and defense. He played 94 games as a defensive lineman, usually defensive end, and 115 games as a tight end. Injuries forced him to also become a tight end during Detroit's 1953 Championship season, and he scored from that position in the 1953 Championship game. He was left unprotected in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft, and Dallas drafted him. He was the Dallas Cowboys first Pro Bowl player.

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Born
Aug 11, 1927
Beaver
Also known as
  • James Robert Doran
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Iowa State University
Lived in
  • Iowa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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