This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.

James L. Mooney '24 (1985)


"Big Jim" Mooney was the outstanding member of a trio of athletic brothers at Loyola Academy. He captained the Chicago All-Catholic Football Team in 1923 and holds the record for the longest punt, 85 yards. He was an All-American at Georgetown and played five seasons in the NFL, including 1 season with the Chicago Cardinals. Jim was killed in action in France in 1944.

Loyola Academy

1100 Laramie Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091-1089  |  847-256-1100
Loyola Academy admits students of any race, color and national origin or ethnic origin.
© Copyright 2020 Loyola Academy