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Overview

Jim Plunkett

Date of birth
Dec 05, 1947

Ht: 6'3" Wt: 220 lbs.

Birthplace
San Jose, CA

Hometown
San Jose, CA

College
Stanford University

High school
Overfelt

Summary
James W. "Jim" Plunkett (born December 5, 1947 in San Jose, California) is a former American football quarterback who played collegiately for Stanford University, where he won the Heisman Trophy, and professionally for three National Football League teams: the New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. He led the Raiders to two Super Bowl victories (XV...
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Playing career
Oakland RaidersQuarterback
Super Bowl XV MVP

1971 UPI AFL-AFC Rookie of the Year

1970 Heisman Trophy

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Oct 19, 1986 - Los Angeles Raiders linebacker Rod Martin (53) on the sideline with quaterback Jim Plunkett (16) during their 30-28 victory over the Miami Dolphins at the Orange Bowl.
by GoDevils95 Oct 02, 2012
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by Rt 53 veer pass May 06, 2012
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Oakland Raiders Holding onto Al Saunders, Hire Defilippo and Gilmore: Fan Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
In what should be seen as good news in the eyes of many Oakland Raiders' fans, the team has decided to hold onto their former offensive coordinator, Al Saunders, in a new role as senior offensive assistant. Many throughout the Raider Nation had hoped Saunders...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 08, 2012
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Tim Tebow Says No to Dancing for Now: Five Oakland Raiders Who'd Be Fun to Watch on the Show (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Denver Broncos' Tebow said no to an appearance on "Dancing with the Stars," on Tuesday, and of course, that makes sense considering the quarterback will need a lot of time to prepare for next season. Especially considering the performance of the team against...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 08, 2012
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Eli a Hall-of-Famer? Not according to Kurt Warner, he isn’t (Yahoo! Sports)
When you take in Eli Manning's bravura performance in Super Bowl XLVI, his two Super Bowl wins, his two Super Bowl MVP awards (putting him in a very select class), and his ability to take his place as the face … Continue reading →
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 08, 2012
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College Football Teams with the Most Super Bowl MVP Players: Fan's Look (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The are the college football teams that have had the most players that were MVP's in the Super Bowl. Players are counted for each time they won the award. The list includes the college that Eli Manning, who just won his second Super Bowl MVP Award in Super...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 08, 2012
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Oakland Raider Fan's Look: Three Free Agents They Need to Keep in 2012 (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
With the Oakland Raiders coaching staff nearly complete, it's time to look at some of the Raiders who are free agents going into 2012 and who they should keep. While some fans believe the Silver and Black should hold onto Jason Campbell and trade Carson...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 07, 2012
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College Football Conferences with Most Super Bowl MVP's: Fan's Look (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
These are the college football conferences ranked by the the number of players from each conference who were Super Bowl MVP's. Conferences with the most Super Bowl MVP's are ranked the highest, and players are counted for each MVP they won.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 07, 2012
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Manning vs. Roethlisberger for Hall of Fame
The recent discussion about Eli Manning's Hall of Fame credentials has put a spotlight on Jim Plunkett, and Ben Roethlisberger is a big part of the chase.
The New York Times, Feb 06, 2012
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Oakland Raiders Hire Jason Tarver as Defensive Coordinator: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fans have been waiting awhile to hear who would replace the Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator, Chuck Bresnahan, and today the team made the official announcement that it would be Jason Tarver. Tarver comes from the Stanford Cardinal where he was the...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 06, 2012
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New York Giants Win the Super Bowl Rematch Over the Patriots: A Little Satisfaction for Many Raider Fans (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
With a large percentage of Oakland Raiders fans rooting for Eli Manning and the New York Giants to defeat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, their Super Bowl victory was a small slice of satisfaction in the end after an overall disappointing 2011 season.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 06, 2012
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Oakland Raiders Fan's Look at Superbowl Commercials from Raiders' Last Appearance and Last Win (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Oakland Raiders last Super Bowl appearance was in Super Bowl XXXVII on January 26, 2003. It was a great season, with a bad ending. The battle was fought against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headed up by the Raiders' former head coach, Jon Gruden.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 05, 2012
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Five Reasons Eli Manning Will Defeat Tom Brady: Fan's Look at the Giants Vs Patriots (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
With Super Bowl XLVI just hours away, despite being an Oakland Raiders fan, I'm looking forward to this game, as it's likely to be a good one with two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL facing each other. Going into their last match up four years ago, the...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 05, 2012
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Oakland Raiders' Tim Brown Passed Over by the NFL Hall of Fame Once Again: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Despite the fact that the Oakland Raiders' former head coach Jon Gruden said back in 2010 that the Silver and Black's former great wide receiver Tim Brown, " dominated the game, " and remarked, "He's a first ballot Hall of Famer, without a doubt,"...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 05, 2012
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Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders Lead NFL Hall of Fame Omissions - a Fan's Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The NFL plans to announce their inductees into the 2012 NFL Hall of Fame class on Feb. 4, and they have whittled it down to a list of 15 finalists. However, looking at that list, I see a number of players who are not in the NFL Hall of Fame that deserve to be...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 04, 2012
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Oakland Raiders' Fan's Look: Will Tim Brown Get His Call to the Hall of Fame? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Oakland Raiders' former wide receiver Tim Brown is one of my all-time favorite players and many fans throughout the Raider Nation feel he should have been inducted into the Hall of Fame the first time he was up for the honor.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 04, 2012
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Oakland Raider Fans Quote Roundup on Super Bowl XLVI: Who Are You Rooting For? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
With the Oakland Raiders not making it into the postseason again this year, fans have been looking forward to the 2012 season for over a month already. In the meantime, Super Bowl XLVI is now almost upon us, and being football fans most of us will watch the...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 04, 2012
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The Raiders Are Likely to Stay in Oakland, Los Angeles is Out: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Oakland Raiders were said to have a good chance of moving to Los Angeles in 2014, and after the press conference by owner Mark Davis and new general manager Reggie McKenzie, those chances seemed to increase. Davis made some remarks back in mid-January...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 04, 2012
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Oakland Raiders Latest Coaching Hires and What's Left to Fill: Fan's Look (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
So much for the Oakland Raiders waiting to announce their new hires until they'd filled all the open positions. It was probably too hard to keep the lid on what was going on, and on Thursday the Raiders released an official report confirming seven new hires.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 03, 2012
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The Oakland Raiders and the AFC West Coaching Shuffle: Fan Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
It's hard to keep up with the many changes in the Oakland Raiders' coaching staff. So far the only confirmed new hire, other than head coach Dennis Allen, is the rehiring of Greg Knapp who worked with the Raiders in 2007-2008.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 02, 2012
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