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Jerry Ball

Jerry Lee Ball

Position: NT-DT
Height: 6-1    Weight: 330 lbs.

Born: December 15, 1964 in Beaumont, TX
High School: West Brook
College: SMU   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 3rd round (63rd overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 67 (665th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Brother of Anthony Malbrough
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 13, 2016 6:25PM
All-Time Rank: #786. Mike Johnson… #787. Cris Dishman… #788. Glen Edwards… #789. JERRY BALL… #790. Rickey Jackson… #791. Mike Lucci… #792. Adalius Thomas… 

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
1987 23 DET NT 93 12 12 1.0 36 0 4
1988 24 DET NT 93 16 16 2.0 68 0 7
1989* 25 DET NT 93 16 16 0 0 3 0 0 9.0 73 0 11
1990* 26 DET NT 93 15 15 2.0 50 0 10
1991*+ 27 DET NT 93 13 13 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 36 0 1 12
1992 28 DET NT 93 12 12 0 0 3 21 1 2.5 43 0 6
1993 29 CLE ldt 93 16 7 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 46 0 4
1994 30 RAI LDT 93 16 14 0 0 1 0 0 3.0 44 8 7
1995 31 OAK LDT 93 15 14 1 0 1 0 0 3.0 33 8 7
1996 32 OAK 93 16 0 1 66 1 66 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.0 22 4 3
1997 33 MIN ldt 96 12 6 0 0 2 0 0 17 13 3
1998 34 MIN LDT 96 16 16 1 0 1 0 0 24 7 7
1999 35 2TM 16 13 2.0 16 8 6
CLE 93 3 3 1.0 1 0 1
MIN LDT 96 13 10 1.0 15 8 5
Career 191 154 1 66 1 66 0 5 0 12 21 1 32.5 508 48 1 87
6 yrs DET 84 84 1 0 6 21 1 18.5 306 0 1 50
3 yrs MIN 41 32 1 0 3 0 0 1.0 56 28 15
3 yrs RAI-OAK 47 28 1 66 1 66 0 1 0 3 0 0 9.0 99 20 17
2 yrs CLE 19 10 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 47 0 5

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1997 33 MIN LDT 2 2 0 0 1 0 0
1998 34 MIN LDT 2 2
1999 35 MIN DT,LDT 2 1
Career 6 5 0 0 1 0 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
1987 23 DET NT 93 12 12 2 23 0 20 11.5 23
Career 191 154 2 23 0 20 11.5 44
6 yrs DET 84 84 2 23 0 20 11.5 44
3 yrs MIN 41 32 0
3 yrs OAK-RAI 47 28 0
2 yrs CLE 19 10 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
1991*+ 27 DET NT 93 13 13 1 2
1992 28 DET NT 93 12 12 1 1 6
1996 32 OAK 93 16 0 1 1 6
Career 191 154 1 1 2 1 14
6 yrs DET 84 84 1 1 1 8
3 yrs MIN 41 32 0
3 yrs RAI-OAK 47 28 1 1 6
2 yrs CLE 19 10 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams

Trades

Trade data since 1994