|Former Jets safety Jim Hudson dies at 70|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 27 June 2013 12:25|
The team confirmed on its official site that Hudson died Tuesday in Austin. The cause of death was not disclosed.
Hudson was a starting safety against the Baltimore Colts, making a key play in the first half of the Super Bowl victory. The Colts were trailing 7-0 when they tried a flea-flicker from Earl Morrall to Tom Matte and back to Morrall, who looked for Jerry Hill near the Jets 10. Hudson stepped in front of the toss, ruining a potential scoring drive.
The former University of Texas player had six tackles in the 16-7 win, and finished with 15 career interceptions in six seasons with the Jets.