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Elvin Bethea

Elvin Lamont Bethea

Position: DE
Height: 6-2    Weight: 260 lbs.

Born: March 1, 1946 in Trenton, NJ
High School: Trenton Central
College: North Carolina A&T
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 3rd round (77th overall) of the 1968 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 65 (732nd overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2003

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 14, 2016 7:25AM
All-Time Rank: #217. Andre Johnson… #218. Steve Bartkowski… #219. Ernie McMillan… #220. ELVIN BETHEA… #221. George Webster… #222. Bert Jones… #223. Emmitt Smith… 

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
1968 22 HOU RDE 65 14 14 2
1969* 23 HOU RDE 65 14 14 1 8
1970 24 HOU RDE 65 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 5
1971* 25 HOU RDE 65 14 14 7
1972* 26 HOU RDE 65 14 14 0 0 5 0 0 7
1973* 27 HOU RDE 65 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 5
1974* 28 HOU RDE 65 14 14 0 0 2 38 1 7
1975* 29 HOU RDE 65 14 14 1 9
1976 30 HOU RDE 65 14 14 0 0 2 4 0 7
1977 31 HOU RDE 65 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 4
1978* 32 HOU RDE 65 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 7
1979* 33 HOU RDE 65 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 8
1980 34 HOU RDE 65 14 12 0 0 1 0 0 7
1981 35 HOU RDE 65 15 14 6
1982 36 HOU 65 9 0 1.0 1
1983 37 HOU 65 7 0 0
Career 210 191 0 0 16 42 1 1.0 2 90

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
1969* 23 HOU RDE 1 1 1.0
1978* 32 HOU RDE 3 3 2.0
1979* 33 HOU RDE 3 3 2.0
1980 34 HOU LOLB 1 1 2.0
Career 8 8 7.0

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
1969* 23 HOU RDE 65 14 14 1 2
1974* 28 HOU RDE 65 14 14 1 1 6
1975* 29 HOU RDE 65 14 14 1 2
Career 210 191 1 1 2 10

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams