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1979 Pro Football Hall of Fame Ballot

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1979 Semifinalists and Finalists

Passing Rushing Receiving
Rk Pos From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Lng Int Sk Yds Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
1 final Herb Adderley DB 1961 1972 4 5 12 106 164
2 final Doug Atkins DE 1953 1969 1 8 15 71 205
3 final Dick Butkus * LB 1965 1973 5 8 9 78 119 1 28 0 28
4 final Willie Davis DE 1958 1969 5 5 11 94 162
5 final Paul Hornung HB 1957 1966 2 2 9 46 104 24 55 383 5 41 4 893 3711 50 72 130 1480 12 83
6 final John Henry Johnson FB 1954 1966 0 4 8 41 143 2 5 25 2 15 1 1571 6803 48 87 186 1478 7 53
7 final Jerry Kramer G 1958 1968 5 3 9 76 130
8 final Yale Lary * DB 1952 1964 3 9 11 65 133 0 4 0 0 0 0 10 153 0 32
9 final John Mackey TE 1963 1972 3 5 8 58 139 19 127 0 33 331 5236 38 89
10 final Ron Mix * T 1960 1971 9 8 9 82 142
11 final Jim Ringo C 1953 1967 6 10 14 77 187 0 13 0 13
12 final Pete Rozelle Commissioner
13 final Johnny Unitas * QB 1956 1973 5 10 14 114 211 2830 5186 40239 290 89 253 74 590 450 1777 13 34 1 1 0 1
14 final Willie Wood DB 1960 1971 5 8 11 92 166
Passing Rushing Receiving
Rk Pos From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Lng Int Sk Yds Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
15 senior Marshall Goldberg B 1939 1948 0 1 6 0 77 8 28 114 1 44 3 476 1644 11 32 60 775 5 76