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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 (640th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

93 93 93 96

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #539. Lee Roy Caffey… #540. Darren Woodson… #541. Duane Putnam… #542. JERRY BALL… #543. Les Richter… #544. Roy Green… #545. Lance Briggs… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD 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 9.0 0 0 3 0 0 73 0 11
1990* 26 DET NT 93 15 15 2.0 50 0 10
1991*+ 27 DET NT 93 13 13 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 36 0 1 12
1992 28 DET NT 93 12 12 2.5 0 0 3 21 1 43 0 6
1993 29 CLE ldt 93 16 7 3.0 2 0 0 0 0 46 0 4
1994 30 RAI LDT 93 16 14 3.0 0 0 1 0 0 44 8 7
1995 31 OAK LDT 93 15 14 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 33 8 7
1996 32 OAK 93 16 0 3.0 1 66 1 66 0 0 0 1 0 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 nt 93 3 3 1.0 1 0 1
MIN LDT 96 13 10 1.0 15 8 5
Career 191 154 32.5 1 66 1 66 0 5 0 12 21 1 508 48 1 87
6 yrs DET 84 84 18.5 1 0 6 21 1 306 0 1 50
3 yrs MIN 41 32 1.0 1 0 3 0 0 56 28 15
3 yrs RAI-OAK 47 28 9.0 1 66 1 66 0 1 0 3 0 0 99 20 17
2 yrs CLE 19 10 4.0 2 0 0 0 0 47 0 5

Kick & Punt Returns

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 23
6 yrs DET 84 84 2 23 0 20 11.5 23
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 XPM FGM 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

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

All-Pro Teams