| Defensive back|
|Date of birth:March 22, 1936|
|Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois|
|Date of death: February 19, 2000(aged 63)|
|Place of death: Traverse City, Michigan|
|College: Michigan State|
| NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 6 / Pick: 72|
(by the Cleveland Browns)
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Washington Redskins ( 1960– 1961)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
James Francis Wulff (March 22, 1936 – February 19, 2000) was an American football defensive back and halfback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Michigan State University.
Wulff was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late James and Frances (Huber) Wulff. He attended St. George High School in Evanston, Illinois, where he played football and basketball. In 1993, Wulff was inducted into the Chicago Catholic League Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Wulff was drafted in the sixth round (72nd overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He was then traded to the Washington Redskins for a tenth round pick in the 1961 NFL Draft. He played for the Redskins in 1960 and 1961, before retiring with a knee injury.
After retiring from professional football, Wulff moved from Washington, D.C. to St. Charles, Illinois and opened Jim Wulff Chevrolet, which operated for nine years. He then moved to Michigan, where he purchased and operated the Elk River Motel in Elk Rapids, Michigan. He was married to Mary Kay Georgen, with two children( Susan Wulff and Cathy Wulff Merz), and died on February 19, 2000 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "James Francis 'Jim' Wulff". Traverse City Record-Eagle. http://static.record-eagle.com/2000/feb/24obits.htm. Retrieved 2015-04-29.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "James Francis Wulff, Ex-nfl Player". Chicago Tribune. March 4, 2000. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000-03-04/news/0003040111_1_mr-wulff-rose-bowl-football. Retrieved 2015-04-29.
- ↑ "Chicago Catholic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame Inductees as of 2014". Chicago Catholic League. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. https://web.archive.org/web/20160304070328/http://www.chicagocatholicleague.com/Documents/Ctrl_Hyperlink/CCL_CCLCA_H.O.F._Inductees_as_of_2014_uid4302014537342.pdf. Retrieved 2015-04-29.
- ↑ "Cleveland Browns Draft History 1960-1969". Cleveland Browns. http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/team/history/draft-history/1960s.html. Retrieved 2015-04-29.