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Jim O'Brien (born February 2, 1947 in El Paso, Texas) is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League. He played for the Baltimore Colts from 1970 to 1972 and the Detroit Lions in 1973. He also played wide receiver, catching the bulk of his career passes during the 1972 season while still performing his kicking duties. His short career was less than stellar, posting a 55.6 percentage making 60 of 108 field goal attempts. His shining moment came in Super Bowl V where he kicked a field goal with nine seconds remaining in the game to give the Baltimore Colts the victory over the Dallas Cowboys 16-13.

O'Brien attended the University of Cincinnati. O'Brien attended Aiken High School in Cincinnati.

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