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Dexter Bussey

Dexter Manley Bussey

Position: RB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: March 11, 1952 in Dallas, TX
High School: John F. Kennedy
College: Oklahoma, Texas-Arlington   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 3rd round (65th overall) of the 1974 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 46 (1763rd overall since 1950)

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Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1974 22 DET 24 11 9 22 0 9 2.4 2.0 0.8 4 24 6.0 0 8 0.4 2.2 46 0 1 1
1975 23 DET FB 24 13 13 157 696 2 32 4.4 53.5 12.1 14 175 12.5 2 65 1.1 13.5 871 4 7 7
1976 24 DET RB 24 14 14 196 858 3 46 4.4 61.3 14.0 28 218 7.8 0 27 2.0 15.6 1076 3 6 9
1977 25 DET rb 24 8 4 85 338 4 31 4.0 42.3 10.6 11 116 10.5 1 39 1.4 14.5 454 5 2 3
1978 26 DET RB 24 16 16 225 924 5 36 4.1 57.8 14.1 31 275 8.9 1 18 1.9 17.2 1199 6 9 11
1979 27 DET RB 24 16 10 144 625 1 38 4.3 39.1 9.0 15 102 6.8 0 22 0.9 6.4 727 1 3 4
1980 28 DET FB 24 16 16 145 720 3 40 5.0 45.0 9.1 39 364 9.3 0 30 2.4 22.8 1084 3 2 8
1981 29 DET FB 24 16 15 105 446 0 23 4.2 27.9 6.6 18 92 5.1 0 16 1.1 5.8 538 0 3 4
1982 30 DET FB 24 9 6 48 136 0 10 2.8 15.1 5.3 16 138 8.6 0 21 1.8 15.3 274 0 2 4
1983 31 DET rb 24 15 3 57 249 0 26 4.4 16.6 3.8 8 49 6.1 1 14 0.5 3.3 298 1 1 2
1984 32 DET rb 24 16 3 32 91 0 18 2.8 5.7 2.0 9 63 7.0 0 19 0.6 3.9 154 0 0 1
Career 150 100 1203 5105 18 46 4.2 34.0 8.0 193 1616 8.4 5 65 1.3 10.8 6721 23 36 54

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1982 30 DET FB 1 1 5 19 0 9 3.8 19.0 5.0 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 1.0 -2.0 17 0 0
1983 31 DET RB 1 0
Career 2 1 5 19 0 9 3.8 9.5 2.5 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.5 -1.0 17 0 0

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
1974 22 DET 24 11 0 1 1 0 0
1975 23 DET FB 24 13 13 0 7 3 0 0
1976 24 DET RB 24 14 14 0 6 2 0 0
1977 25 DET rb 24 8 4 0 2 0 0 0
1978 26 DET RB 24 16 16 0 9 2 0 0
1979 27 DET RB 24 16 10 0 3 0 0 0
1980 28 DET FB 24 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
1981 29 DET FB 24 16 15 0 3 0 0 0
1982 30 DET FB 24 9 6 0 2 2 0 0
1983 31 DET rb 24 15 3 0 1 0 0 0
Career 150 100 0 36 10 0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1974 22 DET 24 11 5 59 0 21 11.8 105
1975 23 DET FB 24 13 13 2 38 0 22 19.0 909
1976 24 DET RB 24 14 14 1 14 0 14 14.0 1090
Career 150 100 8 111 0 22 13.9 6832

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
1975 23 DET FB 24 13 13 2 2 4 24
1976 24 DET RB 24 14 14 3 3 18
1977 25 DET rb 24 8 4 4 1 5 30
1978 26 DET RB 24 16 16 5 1 6 36
1979 27 DET RB 24 16 10 1 1 6
1980 28 DET FB 24 16 16 3 3 18
1983 31 DET rb 24 15 3 1 1 6
Career 150 100 18 5 23 138

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1974 22 11 RB 5 133
1975 23 13 RB 111 26
1976 24 14 RB 126 3 21 67
1977 25 8 RB 75 47
1978 26 16 RB 156 8 19 63
1979 27 16 RB 79 51
1980 28 16 RB 126 25
1981 29 16 RB 54 72
1982 30 9 RB 27 69
1983 31 15 RB 36 84
1984 32 16 RB 15 109
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