Jim Martin

Induction Year : 1976

Sport: Football

Played one year (1950) with Cleveland Browns before moving to Detroit Lions where he was a star placekicker and linebacker from 1951 to 1961. Played for Baltimore in 1963 and Washington in 1964, then turned to coaching, first with Denver of the AFL (1965), then Idaho State University (1966) and the Lions (1967-72). Captained the unbeaten 1949 Notre Dame University team, was All-American at both end and tackle during four year career. Played high school ball at Cleveland East Tech