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Dan Birdwell

Daniel Lee Birdwell

Position: DT-DE
Height: 6-4    Weight: 250 lbs.

Born: October 14, 1940 in Big Spring, TX
Died: February 14, 1978 in Huntington Beach, CA
High School: Big Spring
College: Houston   (school history)
Drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 6th round (41st overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (66th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 39 (2270th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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
1962 22 OAK 53 14 3
1963 23 OAK 53 10 3
1964 24 OAK RDE 53 14 2 21 0 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
1965 25 OAK 53 14 3
1966 26 OAK LDT 53 14 1 2 0 2 0 6
1967 27 OAK LDT 53 14 1 7
1968*+ 28 OAK LDT 53 14 14 0 0 2 7 0 13
1969 29 OAK 53 2 3
Career 96 14 3 23 0 16 0 0 1 2 7 0 1 44

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
1963 23 OAK 53 10 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
Career 96 1 7 0 7 7.0 7

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
1962 22 OAK 53 14 1 0.0%
Career 96 1 0.0%

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
1967 27 OAK LDT 53 14 1 2
Career 96 1 2

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams