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Date of Birth 5 December 1947San Jose, California, USA
Birth NameJames William Plunkett Jr.
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Plunkett was born on December 5, 1947 in San Jose, California, USA as James William Plunkett Jr. He has been married to Gerry Plunkett since May 30, 1982. They have two children.

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Gerry Plunkett (30 May 1982 - present) (2 children)

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Played quarterback for the National Football League's New England Patriots (1971-1975), San Francisco 49ers (1976-1977), and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1979-1986).
Professional football player.
Led the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders to two Super Bowl Championships (1981, 1984).
In 15 year NFL career completed 1,943 of 3,701 passes (52.5%) for 25,882 yards and 164 touchdowns (67.5 rating). Also had 323 rushing attempts for 1,337 yards (4.1 yard average) and 14 touchdowns.
Currently appearing in commercials for the NFL Network for a fictitious show called "Space Raiders." Plunkett plays "Commander Heisman." He won the Heisman Trophy in 1970.
Ranks 43rd on NFL All-Time Passing Attempts List (3,701).
Ranks 50th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (1,943).
Ranks 45th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (25,882).
Ranks 25th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (198).
Tied with Daryle Lamonica for 48th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns List (164).
Ranks 7th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (3,279).
Led the NFL in Yards per Pass Completion (14.9) in 1986.

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