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Jimmy Burson

James Oertell Burson

Position: DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 175 lbs.

Born: October 13, 1940 in La Grange, GA
High School: La Grange
College: Auburn   (school history)    (Burson college stats)
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 8th round (63rd overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th round (142nd overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 24 (4007th overall since 1950)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

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
1963 23 STL 49 1 2
1964 24 STL RCB 49 14 3 53 0 30 0 0 2 1 0 0 6
1965 25 STL RCB 49 12 5 113 0 42 0 6
1966 26 STL LCB 49 11 2 20 0 15 0 3
1967 27 STL RCB 49 13 2 0 0 0 0 6
1968 28 ATL PR/RCB 49 14 4 100 1 73 0 0 0 3 48 0 4
Career 65 16 286 1 73 0 0 2 4 48 0 27
5 yrs STL 51 0 12 186 0 42 0 0 2 1 0 0 23
1 yr ATL 14 0 4 100 1 73 0 0 0 3 48 0 4

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
1964 24 STL RCB 49 14 12 125 1 68 10.4 2 38 0 21 19.0 163
1965 25 STL RCB 49 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
1968 28 ATL PR/RCB 49 14 11 56 0 17 5.1 56
Career 65 24 181 1 68 7.5 2 38 0 21 19.0 219
5 yrs STL 51 0 13 125 1 68 9.6 2 38 0 21 19.0 163
1 yr ATL 14 0 11 56 0 17 5.1 56

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
1964 24 STL RCB 49 14 1 1 6
1968 28 ATL PR/RCB 49 14 1 1 6
Career 65 1 1 2 12
5 yrs STL 51 0 1 1 6
1 yr ATL 14 0 1 1 6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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