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Jim Pederson
No. 11
Position:Back
Personal information
Born:(1907-10-19)October 19, 1907
Harvey, North Dakota
Died:August 14, 1978(1978-08-14) (aged 70)
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Willmar (MN)
College:Augsburg
Career history
* Minneapolis Red Jackets ( 1930)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

James Palmer Pederson (October 19, 1907 – August 14, 1978) was an American football back who played three seasons in the National Football League with the Minneapolis Red Jackets, Frankford Yellow Jackets and Chicago Bears. He played college football and basketball at Augsburg College.[1] He attended Willmar High School in Willmar, Minnesota.[2] Pederson was the head football coach at Augsburg from 1933 to 1934, accumulating an overall record of 0–10.[3] He was also the athletic director at Augsburg from April 1933 to May 1938,[4][5][6] and the school's basketball coach from 1934 to 1936.[7][8][9][10] He was inducted into the Augsburg Athletic Hall of Fame in 1973 and the Minnesota Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1976.[1][11]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "James Pederson". athletics.augsburg.edu. Archived from the original on September 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170919213320/http://athletics.augsburg.edu/hof.aspx?hof=9&path=&kiosk=. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  2. "JIM PEDERSON". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/pede00600.html. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. "Football History". athletics.augsburg.edu. Archived from the original on September 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170919220005/http://athletics.augsburg.edu/sports/2012/10/16/fb_history.aspx?path=football. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  4. "Jim Pederson in Full Charge at Augsburg". The Minneapolis Star: pp. 13. May 1, 1933. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/13871957/the_minneapolis_star/. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  5. "Pederson Given Leave As Aug Sports Head". Star Tribune: pp. 14. May 28, 1938. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/13872089/star_tribune/. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  6. "Named Augsburg Sports Director". Star Tribune: pp. 16. May 30, 1938. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/13871918/star_tribune/. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  7. "8 Letterman Seek Auggie Cage Berths". Star Tribune: pp. 16. December 6, 1933. https://www.newspapers.com/image/182631371/?terms=%22jim%2Bpederson%22%2Baugsburg%2Bcoach. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  8. "Tommies, Macs Open College Cage Campaign". The Minneapolis Star: pp. 12. January 9, 1934. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/13872576/the_minneapolis_star/. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  9. "Augsburg Plays St. Thomas Tonight". Star Tribune: pp. 12. February 17, 1936. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/13872606/star_tribune/. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  10. "Person Back With Augsburg Quintet". Star Tribune: pp. 19. January 6, 1937. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/13872711/star_tribune/. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  11. "Inductee 1965-1984". mnfootballcoaches.com. Archived from the original on September 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170919213855/http://www.mnfootballcoaches.com/page/show/2273436-inductee-1965-1984. Retrieved September 19, 2017.

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