Jimmy Lawrence
No. 30, 8, 51
Position:Wingback, halfback
Personal information
Born:(1913-03-15)March 15, 1913
Dawson, Texas, U.S.
Died:May 17, 1990(1990-05-17) (aged 77)
Harlingen, Texas, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Harlingen (TX)
NFL draft:1936 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing carries:130
Rushing yards:357
Rushing average:2.7
Rushing touchdowns:4
Player stats at PFR

James Boydston Lawrence (March 15, 1913 – May 17, 1990)[1] was an American football player. He was drafted in the first round with the fifth overall pick in the 1936 NFL Draft.[2] He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers. After starting the 1939 season with the Cardinals, he moved to the Green Bay Packers. A member of the 1939 NFL Champion Packers, he played in the annual All-Star Game that year. He played college football at Texas Christian University (TCU).


His great-great nephew Clayton Tune was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2023.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Jimmy Lawrence Stats, Height, Weight, Position, Draft, College – Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved February 4, 2023.
  2. ^ "1936 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 20, 2023.
  3. ^ Risdon, Jeff (April 29, 2023). "5th round QB Clayton Tune has some historical Cardinals draft ties". USA Today. Retrieved April 29, 2023.