LG/Best Buy
Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013

All-American: Jimbo Elrod

Rufus Alexander

Jimbo Elrod, DE - 1975
Jimbo Elrod earned consensus All-America honors in 1975. Elrod's 44 tackles for loss leads the career list at OU. But this is just a small indication of his big-play ability. Against Texas, Elrod blindsided Earl Campbell, forcing a fumble that killed a Longhorn drive and set up OU's game-winning field goal.

His fast, reckless style was unequaled and brought on forced fumbles, blocked punts and quarterback sacks.

He was drafted in the fifth round by the Kansas City Chiefs in 1976.

Return to OU All Americans

RELATED

SOONER SPORTS PROPERTIES

Sooner Sports Properties, LLC, is the multimedia rights holder for athletics at the University of Oklahoma.
Sooner Sports Properties is a joint venture of Learfield Communications, Tyler Media, LLC and Griffin Television.

POWERED BY FOX SPORTS

Sooner Sports Powered by FOX Sports is a multi-platform network that provides distribution of 1,000+ hours of Sooner sports programming annually on a variety of FOX Sports outlets, including FOX Sports Oklahoma, FOX Sports Southwest, and FOX College Sports.
  • PROMOTIONS
  • David Stanley Junior Captain
    Bedlam
    Billy Sims
    Red River Showdown
    Whataburger
    Ford Patriot of the Game
    PrimeSport
    Taco Bell