All-American: Jim Weatherall

Rufus Alexander

Jim Weatherall, T - 1950, 1951
Jim Weatherall was a consensus All-American during both 1950 and '51. He opened many of the holes for OU's high-powered offense that finished ninth nationally in rushing offense and seventh in total offense. He also was the placekicker for the Sooners.

Weatherall was the first player in OU history to win the Outland Trophy, awarded to the outstanding lineman in the country. In 1975, he was inducted into the Helms and Citizens Savings Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame.

The two-time all-conference selection was drafted in the second round by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1952. He was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame in 1992.

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