James Patton
No. 99     
Nose tackle / Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-01-05) January 5, 1970 (age 50)
Place of birth: Brazoria County, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Buffalo Bills ( 1992 1995)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

James Gregory Patton (born January 5, 1970) is a former American football defensive lineman who played for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Texas at Austin and attended Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas.[1]

College career[edit | edit source]

Patton played for the Texas Longhorns, earning First Team All-Southwest Conference honors in 1990 and 1991.[2][3][4] He was also the MVP of the Longhorns' 1991 team.[5] He received a Bachelor and Master of Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin.[6]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Patton was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 55th pick in the 1992 NFL Draft.[1] He missed the 1992 season due to injury.[7] Patton played in 14 games while in Buffalo after being hobbled by hip injuries[1] Patton was released by the Bills on December 12, 1995.[7]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Patton is now CEO of The Boon Group in Austin, Texas[6] and CEO of FairPrice Healthcare, LLC.[8][9]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "JAMES PATTON". profootballarchives.com. http://www.apnewsarchive.com/1995/Bills-Release-DE-James-Patton/id-c3a89cf190b2965293fcbcae09030613. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  2. Rabun, Mike (December 15, 1990). "Klingler, Lewis lead UPI all-SWC team". United Press International. https://web.archive.org/save/http://www.upi.com/Archives/1990/12/15/Klingler-Lewis-lead-UPI-all-SWC-team/1886661237200/. Retrieved December 12, 2015.
  3. "Aggies dominate AII-SWC squad Slocum named Coach of the Year". The Kerrville Times. Associated Press: pp. 9. December 6, 1991. Archived from the original on December 12, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151212163229/http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/9484124/. Retrieved December 12, 2015.
  4. "All-Conference". texassports.com. https://web.archive.org/save/http://texassports.com/sports/2013/7/21/FB_0721132418.aspx?id=137. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  5. "Longhorns MVPs/Hall of Famers". grfx.cstv.com. Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151125152253/http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/tex/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/all-records_mvp_hall_of_fame.pdf. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "About Us". theboongroup.com. Archived from the original on December 12, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151212162206/http://www.theboongroup.com/about-us/leadership-team/. Retrieved December 12, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "BILLS RELEASE DE JAMES PATTON". Associated Press. December 12, 1995. Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151125152700/http://www.apnewsarchive.com/1995/Bills-Release-DE-James-Patton/id-c3a89cf190b2965293fcbcae09030613. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  8. "FairPrice". October 19, 2016. https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/startup-launches-social-network-for-healthcare-prices.html.
  9. "LinkedIn". https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-patton-320760.

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