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Jim Plunkett

Jim Plunkett was one of the best quarterbacks to play professional football. He was the 1970 Heisman Trophy winner. After graduating from Stanford, he was drafted by the New England Patriots. He arrived in Oakland in 1978 and stayed with the Raiders until retiring in 1986. He took the Raiders to two Super Bowl victories (XV and XVIII). He was named MVP of Super Bowl XV and won the 1980 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.