COURTESY SOUTHERN MISS 
 In addition to being a standout baseball player, Jim Davenport was also quite the quarterback for Southern Miss, then called Mississippi Southern College.
COURTESY SOUTHERN MISS In addition to being a standout baseball player, Jim Davenport was also quite the quarterback for Southern Miss, then called Mississippi Southern College.
COURTESY SOUTHERN MISS In addition to being a standout baseball player, Jim Davenport was also quite the quarterback for Southern Miss, then called Mississippi Southern College.

Fame and money never changed Jim 'Peanuts' Davenport

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