I.M. Hipp
Born: (1956-02-15) February 15, 1956 (age 67)
Chapin, South Carolina, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Running back
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska
NFL draft1980 / Round: 4 / Pick 104
Career history
As player
1980Oakland Raiders

Isiah Moses Walter "I. M." Hipp (born February 15, 1956) is a former American football player who played running back in college for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and one season in the National Football League (NFL) for the Oakland Raiders.[1]

College career

Hipp joined the Cornhuskers as a walk-on from Chapin, South Carolina. He did not start until the third game of his sophomore season but still gained 1,353 rushing yards that year He ran for over 200 rushing yards 3 times in his sophomore season and scored 10 touchdowns.[2] When he finished career at Nebraska he was the team's all-time leader in rushing yards at 3,040.[3] He was cited as a possible Heisman Trophy nominee for the 1978 season.[2]

NFL career

Hipp was drafted in the fourth round in the 1980 NFL Draft as the 104th overall pick. He was released by the Falcons, but was signed in October 1980 by the Oakland Raiders.[3] He played one game in the NFL.

References

  1. ^ I.M. Hipp NFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b Bryant:Tide Not No. 1 after Spring's Discontent, web: The Sacramento Bee, 1978, retrieved 13 March 2023
  3. ^ a b "Raiders Sign I.M. Hipp". Spartanburg Herald. October 28, 1980. p. C4. Retrieved June 3, 2014.