American Football Database
Jim Flanigan
No. 55     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1945-04-15) April 15, 1945 (age 77)
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: University of Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51
Debuted in 1967 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1971 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Games played     54
Interceptions     1
Fumble recoveries     2
Stats at

James Michael "Jim" Flanigan, Sr. (born April 15, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League.[1]

College career

Flanigan attended the University of Pittsburgh[1] and played linebacker on the Panthers' football team. Flanigan was 6' 3" feet tall and weighed 240 pounds.

Pro career

Flanigan was drafted by the Green Bay Packers[2] in the 2nd round (51st overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft. He played 40 games for the Packers between 1967 and 1970. He was a member of the Super Bowl Champions of 1967. He also played at middle linebacker in 14 games for the New Orleans Saints in 1971, giving him a total of 54 professional games.


After retirement Jim settled in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. He owns Flanigan Distributing (liquor) [3] and is a managing partner at Granite Hall Investments, specializing in investing for high net worth inviduals with offices in Chicago and Champaign Illinois and Green Bay, Wisconsin. [4]

His son, Jim Flanigan, Jr., played at the University of Notre Dame and professionally for the Chicago Bears, the Green Bay Packers, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Philadelphia Eagles during his 9 year career.