Jets’ Super Bowl safety Hudson dies at 70

By on June 28, 2013
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Jim Hudson (c.) gets help from teammates Cornell Gordon (l.) and Blake Turner shaving his goatee.

Jim Hudson, a defensive back for the Jets that was part of Gang Green’s Super Bowl III championship team, has died, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Hudson was 70.

Hudson recorded an interception during the Jets’ Super Bowl win. He played for the Jets from 1965-1970 following a career as quarterback for Texas Longhorns. Hudson only played for the Jets during his NFL career, during which he intercepted 14 passes.

Team photo of the 1968 AFL champion NY Jets.

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Team photo of the 1968 AFL champion NY Jets.

Hudson was named to the All-AFL First-Team by the Daily News in 1968.

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