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Jim Weatherall


James Preston Weatherall

Inducted 1992

Date of Birth



Graham, OK


University of Oklahoma (1948-1951)


Jim Weatherall was a dynamic performer, at 6-4 and 230-pounds, at tackle for Oklahoma. He was consensus All-America in 1950, unanimous All-America in 1951. Weatherall won the Outland Trophy as the nation's best interior lineman in 1951. He was a member of the Naval ROTC and graduated with a degree in business administration. Weatherall grew up in Oklahoma, near Norman, but finished high school in White Deer, Texas. He lettered four years at Oklahoma and was 1951 co-captain. He place-kicked 37 extra points in 1950 (fifth in the nation) and 39 in 1951 (second in the nation). In his career, Oklahoma had a 39-4 record with a 31-game winning streak and a national championship in 1950. After graduation Weatherall served in the Marines, then had a nine-year pro career (1954-1962) with Edmonton, Philadelphia, Washington, and Detroit. In 1985,a magazine picked Weatherall as the sixth best player in the history of Oklahoma football.


Height 6'4

Weight 230

Career Highlights

  • 1951 All-Conference
  • 1951 Outland Trophy Winner
  • 1951 Unanimous All-America
  • 1950 All-Conference
  • 1950 Consensus All-America
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