Jimmy Brewster
"Brewster with ball. McDonough running interference."
Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsNo. N/A
Quarterback / Running back Graduate
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Date of birth: January 9, 1902 (1902-01-09)
Place of birth: Newnan, Georgia
Career history
* Georgia Tech (1919–1923)
Career highlights and awards
* Billy Evans's All-Southern (1922)

James David Brewster (January 9, 1902 – August 20, 1998) was an American Football League player for the Newark Bears.[1] He played collegiately for the Georgia Tech football team.[2] His fancy footwork earned him the nickname "the Side-Stepping Wonder."

Early yearsEdit

Jimmy Brewster was born in Newnan, Georgia, on January 9, 1902. His father was the Coweta County Sheriff, and his mother, Margaret, was a homemaker.


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