Jim Keane

James Patrick Keane
Born: January 11, 1924
Bellaire, OH USA
Deceased: March 8, 2011
McHenry, IL
Position: E-DE
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 217
College: Iowa, Northwestern
High School: Bellaire (OH)
Career: 1946-1952
Drafted: 1945 in Round 18, #182 overall by the Chicago Bears

Jim Keane played from 1946 to 1952 during his career with the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. Keane caught 230 passes for 3,299 yards and 25 receiving touchdowns in his career. He also ran for 24 yards in his career on 2 attempts.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1952CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders22412.018 0
CFL22412.018 0
Totals22412.018 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946NFL Chicago Bears1433123.642 3
1947NFL Chicago Bears6491014.250 10
1948NFL Chicago Bears3041413.853 3
1949NFL Chicago Bears4769614.839 6
1950NFL Chicago Bears3643312.070 0
1951NFL Chicago Bears1524716.537 1
1952NFL Green Bay Packers1819110.629 1
1952CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders67712.81
NFL224322214.470 24
Totals230329914.370 25


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1946NFL Chicago Bears27939.547

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946NFL Chicago Bears12323.023 0
NFL12323.023 0
Totals12323.023 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1947NFL Chicago Bears2100
1950NFL Chicago Bears20000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1946NFL Chicago Bears3000018
1947NFL Chicago Bears1000060
1948NFL Chicago Bears300018
1949NFL Chicago Bears600036
1951NFL Chicago Bears10006
1952NFL Green Bay Packers10006
1952CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders010005

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1946NFLChicago Bears110
1947NFLChicago Bears123
1948NFLChicago Bears114
1949NFLChicago Bears126
1950NFLChicago Bears120
1951NFLChicago Bears120
1952NFLGreen Bay Packers110
1952CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders2


1947 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1949 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)