Lindsey to serve as honorary captain
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Univ. of Ark.) -- Former Razorback Jim Lindsey will serve as the A Club honorary captain for the Arkansas-LSU football game on Nov. 23, it was announced on Tuesday.
Lindsey was a three-year letter winner for the Arkansas football program. Lindsey lettered from 1963-65 and served as a team captain for the 1965 squad.
Lindsey was a key member of the Razorbacks' 1964 national championship team. He led Arkansas in receiving in 1964 with 331 yards and two touchdowns on 24 receptions. Lindsey rushed for a touchdown in the Razorbacks' 1964 season-opening 14-10 victory over Oklahoma State and caught a touchdown pass in the 17-0 win over Wichita State on Oct. 24, 1964.
As a sophomore in 1963, Lindsey led the Arkansas ground game with 444 rushing yards and two touchdowns. In his senior season, Lindsey rushed for 242 yards and had four touchdowns, while also catching 11 passes for 162 yards. He earned Academic All-America honors in 1965 and was selected to play in the All-American Game, the College All-Star Game and the Senior Bowl following his senior season.
After his collegiate career, Lindsey was drafted in the second round of the 1966 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings and went on to play for the Vikings from 1966-72.
Lindsey was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1987 and was selected to the Arkansas Hall of Honor in 1997.
The A Club honorary captain is recognized before each home game for their outstanding accomplishments on the field during their Razorback career. Each captain will be available for a brief autograph session at the AT&T Fan Zone at The Gardens prior to each game. Before kickoff, they will be recognized and will accompany the captains to midfield for the coin toss.
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