Jim Ringo. James Stephen Ringo  (November 21, 1931 – November 19, 2007) was a professional American football player, a Hall of Fame center, and coach in the National Football League (NFL). He was a 10-time Pro Bowler during his 15-year playing career.
Jim Ringo had to be a little shaken back in 1953. His college team, Syracuse University, had been slaughtered 61-5 by Alabama in the Orange Bowl. Then, as a 20-year-old Green Bay Packer draftee, Ringo couldn't believe his eyes when he went to Packer training camp in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Through it all, Ringo benefited as defenses transitioned from five- to four-man lines. Although listed at 232 pounds, Ringo actually weighed closer to 220 during his years in Green Bay.
Jim Ringo. James Stephen Ringo Position: C 6-1, 232lb (185cm, 105kg) Born: November 21, 1931 in Orange, NJ. Died: November 19, 2007 in Chesapeake, VA. College: Syracuse. Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 80 (417th overall since 1960) High School: Phillipsburg
Ringo was the starting center in the Pro Bowl for the NFL's Western Conference his final seven seasons in Green Bay and also the Packers' offensive captain during that span.
Pro Football Hall of Fame member Jim Ringo passed away early this morning after a short illness. He was two days shy of his 76th birthday. “As Vince Lombardi once observed, Jim epitomized the toughness and determination needed to not only play the center position but to become one of the game’s most dominant offensive linemen of his era,” commented Steve Perry, the Hall’s President/Executive Director.
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After an illustrious career as a Syracuse collegiate football player under the great Ben Schwartzwalder for whom he started for three straight seasons, Jim Ringo was a 7 th round draft choice of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Following early injuries, and as a 222-pound offensive center, Jim became captain and played for 11 seasons on some of Vince Lombardi’s great teams.
A young, reckless cowboy named Eddie deliberately provokes an argument with notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo, who is widely known as the fastest draw in the West, making him the perpetual target of every young gunslinger eager to become famous as "the man who shot Ringo". When Eddie draws his pistol, Ringo has no choice but to kill him.