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Jim Swink

Date of birth
Mar 14, 1936

Ht: 6'1"Wt: 185 lbs.

Birthplace
Sacul, TX

Hometown
Rusk, TX

College
Texas Christian University

High school
Rusk

Summary
Jim Swink (born March 14, 1936 in Sacul, Texas) is a former All-American running back at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Swink grew up in Rusk, Texas, which led to his nickname, "The Rusk Rambler". He is remembered as one of the all-time greatest running backs in Southwest Conference history, and led the Horned Frogs to consecutive conference championships in 1955 and...
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Trivia
  • Inducted into the Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame in 2000 -
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980 -

Nicknames
The Rusk Rambler

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JIM SWINK  TEXAS CHRISTIAN  1954 - 1956
JIM SWINK TEXAS CHRISTIAN 1954 - 1956
by F2HBANSHEE Oct 05, 2012
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JIM SWINK  TEXAS CHRISTIAN  1954 - 1956
JIM SWINK TEXAS CHRISTIAN 1954 - 1956
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JIM SWINK  TEXAS CHRISTIAN  1954 - 1956
JIM SWINK TEXAS CHRISTIAN 1954 - 1956
by F2HBANSHEE Sep 30, 2012
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JIM SWINK   TEXAS CHRISTIAN   1954 - 1956
JIM SWINK TEXAS CHRISTIAN 1954 - 1956
by F2HBANSHEE Jul 30, 2012
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JIM SWINK   DALLAS TEXANS   1960
JIM SWINK DALLAS TEXANS 1960
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Jim Swink of TCU v Del Shofner of Baylor_1955.jpg
Jim Swink of TCU v Del Shofner of Baylor_1955.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Dec 24, 2011
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COTTON  BOWL   -   1957
COTTON BOWL - 1957
SYRACUSE HALFBACK JIM BROWN (44) RETURNING A KICKOFF AGAINST TEXAS CHRISTIAN DURING THE SECOND QUARTER OF THE 1957 COTTON BOWL GAME - AMONG THE HORNED FROG DEFENDERS IS HALFBACK JIM SWINK (23) -
by F2HBANSHEE May 28, 2012
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JIM  SWINK     TEXAS  CHRISTIAN     1954 - 1956
JIM SWINK TEXAS CHRISTIAN 1954 - 1956
by F2HBANSHEE May 07, 2012
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COTTON  BOWL     -     1957
COTTON BOWL - 1957
TEXAS CHRISTIAN RUNNING BACK JIM SWINK (23) (DIVING FORWARD) TACKLING SYRACUSE HALFBACK FRED KUCZALA (24) (WITH BALL) DURING THE 1957 COTTON BOWL GAME -
by F2HBANSHEE Apr 08, 2012
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COTTON  BOWL   -   1957
COTTON BOWL - 1957
SYRACUSE HALFBACK JIM BROWN (44) AND TEXAS CHRISTIAN RUNNING BACK JIM SWINK (23) IN ACTION DURING THE 1957 COTTON BOWL GAME -
by F2HBANSHEE Apr 08, 2012
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JIM  SWINK     TEXAS  CHRISTIAN     1954 - 1956
JIM SWINK TEXAS CHRISTIAN 1954 - 1956
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TCU's Jim Swink on the cover of Street & Smith's 1956 magazine
TCU's Jim Swink on the cover of Street & Smith's 1956 magazine
by Hearndon Feb 10, 2012
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TCU's Jim Swink on the cover of the 1956 Kick-Off magazine
TCU's Jim Swink on the cover of the 1956 Kick-Off magazine
by Hearndon Feb 10, 2012
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1956ATMvTCU-Gamephoto02.jpg
1956ATMvTCU-Gamephoto02.jpg
TCU running back Jim Swink (#23) breaks into open field led by quarterback Chuck Curtis (#46) against Texas A&M as dark clouds behind show a coming storm in what came to be known as "The Hurricane Game". The Aggies would upset the Hornfrogs 7-6...
by RAB88 Oct 06, 2011
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