Jim Bertelsen

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  1. 36Crossbuck

    36Crossbuck 100+ Posts

    Anyone here know where former UT/LA Rams halfback Jim Bertelsen is and what he is up to these days?
  2. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    Jim Bertelsen
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Date of birth: February 26, 1950 (1950-02-26) (age 59)
    Place of birth: Hudson, Wisconsin
    Career information
    Position(s): Running back
    Defensive back
    College: Texas
    NFL Draft: 1972 / Round: 2 / Pick 30
    As player:
    1972-1976 Los Angeles Rams
    Career highlights and awards
    Pro Bowls: 1
    Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

    Jim Bertelsen played halfback for The University of Texas at Austin from 1969-1971. He was a highly regarded Wisconsin high school football player, playing for the Hudson High School Raiders. He helped lead the Texas Longhorns to a National Championship in 1969, playing halfback in the famed Wishbone formation, alongside James Street, Steve Worster and Ted Koy. Jim Bertlesen was the team's lead ground gainer in 1971. In his career at Texas from 1969-1971, he rushed for 2,510 yards averaging 6.1 yards a carry and 33 touchdowns. He also had 9-100 yard rushing games.

    After his career with the Los Angeles Rams, Bertelsen returned to the Austin area.


    The last time I read something about him, he was still living in the Austin area.
  3. centexorange

    centexorange 1,000+ Posts

    He was a hell of a halfback.
  4. ScoPro

    ScoPro 1,000+ Posts

    He bought a house across the street from my brother in NW Hills, but that was over 30 years ago.

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