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Story of Former Texas Longhorns RB Jim Bertelsen’s Cause of Death

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Former Texas Longhorns running back Jim Bertelsen’s cause of death has not been announced at this time after Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman reported that he passed away this week at the age of 71. Rest in peace.

Bohls confirmed the heartbreaking news on Friday, tweeting, “Legendary Texas running back Jim Bertelsen, who helped lead the Longhorns to three SWC titles and a national championship, has died, several UT sources said.” He added, “He was 71.”

there is no official report about Jim Bertelsen's cause of death

Spending five years in the NFL and all with the Rams, Jim Bertelsen was a second-round pick in 1972, going 30th overall to LA. His best season was in 1973 when he rushed for 854 yards and four touchdowns while additionally grabbing 19 passes for 267 yards and one touchdown. He got a Pro Bowl selection.

In his five seasons in Los Angles, Bertelsen:

  • Carried the ball 614 times for 2,466 yards
  • Scored 16 touchdowns on the ground
  • Appeared in five playoff games,
  • Rushing for 136 yards on 32 carries


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What’s Jim Bertelsen’s Cause of Death?

Although there is no official report about Jim Bertelsen’s cause of death, it seems there are some hidden stories behind his death. However, US day News is trying to find the latest updates and more information as soon as possible; stay with us.

Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts, but fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bertelsen’s friends, fans, teammates, and all of his loved ones on these tough days. You can also leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor him; Fans widely ask, “what happened to Jim Bertelsen?,” So if you have any related information about his passing, please share it with us.

there is no official report about Jim Bertelsen's cause of death
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Bertelsen entered the University of Texas where he could win two National Championships, and in 1996 he was inducted into the Texas Hall of Honor.


Reactions to Death of Jim Bertelsen

Quickly after the tragic news released, many of beloved Bertelsen’s friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes.

Someone wrote, “RIP Jim Bertelsen. The greatest 45 in Rams history.” while another wrote, “RIP Jim Bertelsen & Jake Ehlinger”

John Rooke said, “Just heard former @TexasFootball great and ex @RamsNFL RB Jim Bertelsen has passed away. Another big part of my past is gone. Time marches on, and I hate it. #hookem#NFL.”

Jim Bertelsen's cause of death has not been announced at this time

Also, a user tweeted, “Legendary Texas running back Jim Bertelsen, who helped lead the Longhorns to three SWC titles and a national championship, has died, several UT sources said. He was 71.”


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  1. Randy Deal May 13, 2021

    I was shocked and saddened to hear of Jimmy,s passing. To this day, he was the greatest football player to ever come through Hudson High School. RIP Jimmy.

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