Kansas City Chiefs have lost yet another star member Jim Lynch.
A veteran of the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl IV squad has died. Legendary Chiefs linebacker Jim Lynch has perished, as per Rick Gosselin of the Hall of Fame Channel. He seemed to be 76 years old at the time.
Lynch was drafted in the second round and then Notre Dame in 1967 when he was a secondary co-captain of the National Champions league winning team as a sophomore. He subsequently earned the Maxwell Award that same year, recognizing him as the top college football champion.
The miraculous career of the legend:
Lynch (6-1, 235 pounds) was a member of the Super Bowl IV linebacking core, alongside Professional Football Hall of Famers Willie Lanier and Bobby Bell. Lynch appeared in 151 game points for the Chiefs spanning 1967 until 1977, winning 148 straight matches.
He spent his entire 11-year Football career with the Kansas City Chiefs, in which he had 17 turnovers, 18 sacks, and 14 punt returns. He was an AFL All-Star and received two second-team best All-AFL awards throughout his tenure.
The renowned accolades claimed by Jim:
Lynch had been honored further into the Chiefs Hall of Honor in 1990. (a ka Ring of Honor and Hall of Fame). He got inducted into the National Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
“At the time, the money wasn’t all that fantastic in pro sports,” Lynch told LimaOhio.com in 2015, “so I realized I had to start using my Notre Dame education right away and seek a job outside football.” Honestly, I couldn’t see myself playing much longer than three or four years in the pros.”
He and Daniel Thomas Hogarty co-founded D. Thomas and Partners, a product trading firm focusing on active packaging, in 1973. Lynch spent the remainder of his chosen profession here for a while.
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