Jimmy Childs was a wide receiver at Cal Poly from 1974-77,
catching 12 touchdown passes in his career en route to a pair of
all-conference honors. In four seasons, he caught 84 passes for
1,449 yards, slipping off the top 10 only in the last couple
A graduate of La Puente High School, Childs went on to play two seasons (1978-79) for the St. Louis Cardinals in the National Football League, He caught 12 passes for 143 yards and a touchdown and also returned four kickoffs for a 19.3 average. He was a fourth-round draft choice of the Cardinals in 1978, which at the time was the highest in Cal Poly football history.
Childs currently lives in West Covina and has worked as a route sales representative for DS Waters for 17 years. He and his wife Alicia have one daughter.