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Doug Atkins

Douglas Leon Atkins

Position: DE
Height: 6-8    Weight: 257 lbs.

Born: May 8, 1930 in Humboldt, TN
Died: December 30, 2015 in Knoxville, TN
High School: Humboldt
College: Tennessee   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 71 (557th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1982, finalist in 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 13, 2016 4:25PM
All-Time Rank: #96. Joe Perry… #97. Jackie Slater… #98. Curtis Martin… #99. DOUG ATKINS… #100. Mike Curtis… #101. Gene Hickerson… #102. Bob DeMarco… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1953 23 CLE LDE 83 8
1954 24 CLE 83 12
1955 25 CHI RDE 81 12
1956 26 CHI 81 6
1957* 27 CHI RDE 81 12 0 0 1 0 0
1958* 28 CHI RDE 81 12 0 0 2 28 0
1959* 29 CHI RDE 81 12
1960* 30 CHI RDE 81 12 0 0 1 6 0 10
1961* 31 CHI RDE 81 14 0 0 2 0 0 10
1962* 32 CHI RDE 81 14 0 0 2 0 0 11
1963*+ 33 CHI RDE 81 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 18
1964 34 CHI RDE 81 12 4
1965* 35 CHI RDE 81 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
1966 36 CHI RDE 81 12 1 3 0 3 0 7
1967 37 NOR LDE 81 14 0 0 1 0 0 4
1968 38 NOR LDE 81 11 8
1969 39 NOR LDE 81 14 0 0 1 0 0 4
Career 205 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 11 34 0 1 85
12 yrs CHI 146 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 9 34 0 1 69
3 yrs NOR 39 0 0 0 2 0 0 16
2 yrs CLE 20 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1956 26 CHI 81 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 205 1 0 0 0 0.0 34
12 yrs CHI 146 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 34
3 yrs NOR 39 0 0
2 yrs CLE 20 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1963*+ 33 CHI RDE 81 14 1 2
Career 205 1 2
12 yrs CHI 146 0 1 2
3 yrs NOR 39 0 0
2 yrs CLE 20 0 0

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12 Muhammad Wilkerson, Earl Faison, Ernie Ladd, Brad Culpepper, Jay Ratliff, Charles Haley*, Donald Evans, Jerome Brown, Geno Atkins, Wally Chambers
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams