Famous Football Player Jim Otto Passes away

Jim Otto was a legendary American football player who spent his entire 15-year career with the Oakland Raiders, both in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). Here’s a summary of his achievements:

  • Position: Center
  • Teams: Oakland Raiders (1960-1974)
  • College: University of Miami (Florida)


  • Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee (1980): First year of eligibility
  • AFL All-Time Team: Only center ever selected
  • NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • 13x All-Star: 9x AFL All-Star, 3x NFL Pro Bowl
  • Started in a record 210 consecutive games: Most in Raiders history


  • Nicknamed “The Original Raider,” he was a key figure in the team’s early success, including their AFL Championship win in 1967.
  • Renowned for his toughness and dedication, he played through numerous injuries throughout his career.
  • He is considered one of the greatest centers in NFL history.

Jim Otto sadly passed away on May 19, 2024, at the age of 86.