Jamshid A. "Jim" Bakhtiar (born January 8, 1934) is a former American football player. He was born in Tehran, Iran, and emigrated to the United States as a boy. He attended the University of Virginia where he played college football at the fullback and placekicker positions for the Virginia Cavaliers football team from 1955 to 1957. In September 1956, he set an Atlantic Coast Conference single-game record with 210 rushing yards against VMI. He was selected by the Football Writers Association of America as a first-team back on its 1957 College Football All-America Team. He later played in the Canadian Football League with the Calgary Stampeders in 1958 before enrolling in medical school.
By Dean Hanley
Page : 1