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Lem Barney

Lemuel Jackson Barney

Position: DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 188 lbs.

Born: September 8, 1945 in Gulfport, MS
High School: 33rd Avenue
College: Jackson St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2nd round (34th overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 99 (121st overall since 1950)
7-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1992, finalist in 1991

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #149. Jim Tyrer… #150. Larry Csonka… #151. Joe Namath… #152. LEM BARNEY… #153. Chris Doleman… #154. Roger Craig… #155. Tim Brown… 

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 AV
1967* 22 DET LCB/P 20 14 4 14 0 6 3.5 5 87 0 25 17.4 101 13
1968*+ 23 DET KR/LCB/PR 20 14 13 79 0 18 6.1 25 670 1 98 26.8 749 17
1969*+ 24 DET LCB/P/PR 20 13 13 9 191 1 74 21.2 7 154 0 32 22.0 381 22
1970 25 DET LCB/PR 20 13 13 25 259 1 65 10.4 2 96 0 74 48.0 355 12
1971 26 DET LCB/PR 20 9 7 14 122 0 38 8.7 9 222 0 48 24.7 344 6
1972* 27 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 15 108 0 26 7.2 1 17 0 17 17.0 125 8
1973* 28 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 27 231 0 42 8.6 1 28 0 28 28.0 268 11
1974 29 DET LCB 20 13 12 5 37 0 11 7.4 37 5
1975* 30 DET LCB 20 10 10 8 80 0 30 10.0 80 10
1976* 31 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 23 191 0 30 8.3 191 10
1977 32 DET RCB 20 12 11 0 7
Career 140 108 143 1312 2 74 9.2 50 1274 1 98 25.5 2631 121

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
1967* 22 DET LCB/P 20 14 10 232 3 71 0 0 2 0 -5 0
1968*+ 23 DET KR/LCB/PR 20 14 7 82 0 62 0 0 5 5 0 0
1969*+ 24 DET LCB/P/PR 20 13 13 8 126 0 32 0 0 3 2 25 0
1970 25 DET LCB/PR 20 13 13 7 168 2 49 0 0 2 0 0 0
1971 26 DET LCB/PR 20 9 7 3 78 1 28 0 0 5 2 0 0
1972* 27 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 3 88 0 64 0 0 1 1 20 0
1973* 28 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 4 130 0 38 0 0 3 3 0 0
1974 29 DET LCB 20 13 12 4 61 0 39 0
1975* 30 DET LCB 20 10 10 5 23 0 13 0 0 0 1 74 0
1976* 31 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 2 62 1 26 0 0 4 1 0 0
1977 32 DET RCB 20 12 11 3 27 0 22 0 0 0 2 49 0
Career 140 108 56 1077 7 71 0 0 25 17 163 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1967* 22 DET LCB/P 20 14 47 1757 55 0 37.4
1969*+ 24 DET LCB/P/PR 20 13 13 66 2249 53 1 34.1
Career 140 108 113 4006 55 1 35.5

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1969*+ 24 DET LCB/P/PR 20 13 13 3 36 0 27 12.0 2.8 0.2 36 0 3
1973* 28 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 2 9 0 7 4.5 0.6 0.1 9 0 3
Career 140 108 5 45 0 27 9.0 0.3 0.0 45 0 25

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
1967* 22 DET LCB/P 20 14 3 3 18
1968*+ 23 DET KR/LCB/PR 20 14 1 1 2 12
1969*+ 24 DET LCB/P/PR 20 13 13 1 1 6
1970 25 DET LCB/PR 20 13 13 1 2 3 18
1971 26 DET LCB/PR 20 9 7 1 1 6
1976* 31 DET LCB/PR 20 14 14 1 1 6
Career 140 108 2 1 7 1 11 66

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3 Jack Christiansen*, Herb Adderley*, Del Shofner, Lemar Parrish, Charles Woodson, Darrelle Revis, Mel Renfro*, Dick Harris, Mike Haynes*, Monte Jackson
4 Jack Christiansen*, Herb Adderley*, Darrelle Revis, Lemar Parrish, Monte Jackson, Erich Barnes, Mel Renfro*, Dick Harris, Mike Haynes*, Charles Woodson
5 Darrelle Revis, Louis Wright, Herb Adderley*, Erich Barnes, Jack Christiansen*, Gino Cappelletti, Sam Madison, Rod Woodson*, Eric Allen, Ken Ellis
6 Erich Barnes, Louis Wright, Herb Adderley*, Eric Allen, Jack Christiansen*, Gino Cappelletti, Sam Madison, Rod Woodson*, Del Shofner, Rick Volk
7 Ed Reed, Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Erich Barnes, Darrelle Revis, Bobby Boyd, Jerry Norton, Frank Gifford*, Herb Adderley*, Del Shofner
8 Herb Adderley*, Frank Gifford*, Eric Allen, Jack Butler*, Bobby Boyd, Ed Reed, Erich Barnes, Paul Krause*, Jerry Norton, Deion Sanders*
9 Eric Allen, Jack Butler*, Herb Adderley*, Bobby Boyd, Louis Wright, Paul Krause*, Frank Gifford*, Mel Blount*, Roger Wehrli*, Aeneas Williams*
10 Eric Allen, Night Train Lane*, Herb Adderley*, Ronnie Lott*, Paul Krause*, Mel Blount*, Mel Renfro*, Louis Wright, Aeneas Williams*, Lemar Parrish
11 Aeneas Williams*, Night Train Lane*, Eric Allen, Herb Adderley*, Willie Brown*, Paul Krause*, Frank Gifford*, Mel Renfro*, Deion Sanders*, Roger Wehrli*
Career Jake Scott, Champ Bailey, Louis Wright, Ronde Barber, Aeneas Williams*, Willie Brown*, Deion Sanders*, Roger Wehrli*, Mike Haynes*, Night Train Lane*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams