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Keith Byars

Keith Alan Byars

Position: RB-TE
Height: 6-1    Weight: 245 lbs.

Born: October 14, 1963 in Dayton, OH
High School: Nettie Lee Roth
College: Ohio St.   (school history)    (Byars college stats)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1986 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 60 (932nd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 8, 2016 8:25PM
All-Time Rank: #1325. Jerry Kramer… #1326. J.D. Smith… #1327. Terry Barr… #1328. KEITH BYARS… #1329. Elmer Collett… #1330. Mike Bass… #1331. Harley Sewell… 

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
1986 23 PHI RB 42 16 8 177 577 1 32 3.3 36.1 11.1 11 44 4.0 0 17 0.7 2.8 621 1 3 4
1987 24 PHI RB 41 10 8 116 426 3 30 3.7 42.6 11.6 21 177 8.4 1 30 2.1 17.7 603 4 3 4
1988 25 PHI RB 41 16 16 152 517 6 52 3.4 32.3 9.5 72 705 9.8 4 37 4.5 44.1 1222 10 5 10
1989 26 PHI RB 41 16 15 133 452 5 16 3.4 28.3 8.3 68 721 10.6 0 60 4.3 45.1 1173 5 4 10
1990 27 PHI RB 41 16 15 37 141 0 23 3.8 8.8 2.3 81 819 10.1 3 54 5.1 51.2 960 3 4 10
1991 28 PHI FB 41 16 16 94 383 1 28 4.1 23.9 5.9 62 564 9.1 3 37 3.9 35.3 947 4 5 7
1992 29 PHI fb/TE 41 15 15 41 176 1 23 4.3 11.7 2.7 81 56 502 9.0 2 46 3.7 33.5 678 3 1 7
1993* 30 MIA FB 41 16 16 64 269 3 77 4.2 16.8 4.0 84 61 613 10.0 3 27 3.8 38.3 882 6 3 8
1994 31 MIA FB 41 9 9 19 64 2 12 3.4 7.1 2.1 65 49 418 8.5 5 34 5.4 46.4 482 7 0 5
1995 32 MIA FB 41 16 16 15 44 1 15 2.9 2.8 0.9 70 51 362 7.1 2 26 3.2 22.6 406 3 0 4
1996 33 2TM 14 10 2 2 0 3 1.0 0.1 0.1 48 32 289 9.0 2 27 2.3 20.6 291 2 0 3
MIA rb 41 4 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 5 40 8.0 0 16 1.3 10.0 40 0 0 0
NWE te 41 10 6 2 2 0 3 1.0 0.2 0.2 41 27 249 9.2 2 27 2.7 24.9 251 2 0 3
1997 34 NWE FB 41 16 8 11 24 0 5 2.2 1.5 0.7 40 20 189 9.5 3 51 1.3 11.8 213 3 1 2
1998 35 NYJ FB 41 13 8 4 34 0 13 8.5 2.6 0.3 40 26 258 9.9 3 29 2.0 19.8 292 3 0 3
Career 189 160 865 3109 23 77 3.6 16.4 4.6 45 610 5661 9.3 31 60 3.2 30.0 8770 54 29 77
7 yrs PHI 105 93 750 2672 17 52 3.6 25.4 7.1 81 371 3532 9.5 13 60 3.5 33.6 6204 30 25 52
4 yrs MIA 45 45 98 377 6 77 3.8 8.4 2.2 226 166 1433 8.6 10 34 3.7 31.8 1810 16 3 17
2 yrs NWE 26 14 13 26 0 5 2.0 1.0 0.5 81 47 438 9.3 5 51 1.8 16.8 464 5 1 5
1 yr NYJ 13 8 4 34 0 13 8.5 2.6 0.3 40 26 258 9.9 3 29 2.0 19.8 292 3 0 3

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1986 23 PHI RB 42 16 8 1 2 50.0 55 1 50.0 0 0.0 55 27.5 37.5 55.0 3.4 135.4 1 7 16.00 22.67 33.3
1988 25 PHI RB 41 16 16 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1990 27 PHI RB 41 16 15 4 4 100.0 53 4 100.0 0 0.0 18 13.3 33.3 13.3 3.3 158.3 0 0 13.25 33.25 0.0
1991 28 PHI FB 41 16 16 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -22.50 0.0
1992 29 PHI fb/TE 41 15 15 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1993* 30 MIA FB 41 16 16 1 2 50.0 11 1 50.0 0 0.0 11 5.5 15.5 11.0 0.7 106.2 0 0 5.50 15.50 0.0
Career 189 160 6 13 46.2 119 6 46.2 1 7.7 55 9.2 14.9 19.8 0.6 86.2 1 7 8.00 13.36 7.1
7 yrs PHI 105 93 5 11 45.5 108 5 45.5 1 9.1 55 9.8 14.8 21.6 1.0 82.6 1 7 8.42 13.00 8.3
4 yrs MIA 45 45 1 2 50.0 11 1 50.0 0 0.0 11 5.5 15.5 11.0 0.2 106.2 0 0 5.50 15.50 0.0
2 yrs NWE 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 yr NYJ 13 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 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
1986 23 PHI RB 42 16 8 0 3 2 0 0
1987 24 PHI RB 41 10 8 0 3 2 0 0
1988 25 PHI RB 41 16 16 0 5 2 14 0
1989 26 PHI RB 41 16 15 0 4 4 6 0
1990 27 PHI RB 41 16 15 0 4 1 0 0
1991 28 PHI FB 41 16 16 0 5 0 0 0
1992 29 PHI fb/TE 41 15 15 0 1 1 0 0
1993* 30 MIA FB 41 16 16 0 3 0 0 0
1997 34 NWE FB 41 16 8 0 1 0 0 0
Career 189 160 0 29 12 20 0
7 yrs PHI 105 93 0 25 12 20 0
4 yrs MIA 45 45 0 3 0 0 0
2 yrs NWE 26 14 0 1 0 0 0
1 yr NYJ 13 8

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
1989 26 PHI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
1997 34 NWE FB 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
1998 35 NYJ FB 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Career 13 11 0 2 1 0 0
4 yrs PHI 5 4 0 1 0 0 0
2 yrs NWE 5 4 0 0 1 0 0
1 yr MIA 1 1
1 yr NYJ 2 2 0 1 0 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
1986 23 PHI RB 42 16 8 2 47 0 31 23.5 668
1988 25 PHI RB 41 16 16 2 20 0 14 10.0 1256
1989 26 PHI RB 41 16 15 1 27 0 27 27.0 1206
Career 189 160 5 94 0 31 18.8 8884
7 yrs PHI 105 93 5 94 0 31 18.8 6318
4 yrs MIA 45 45 1810
2 yrs NWE 26 14 464
1 yr NYJ 13 8 292

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
1986 23 PHI RB 42 16 8 1 1 6
1987 24 PHI RB 41 10 8 3 1 4 24
1988 25 PHI RB 41 16 16 6 4 10 60
1989 26 PHI RB 41 16 15 5 5 30
1990 27 PHI RB 41 16 15 3 3 18
1991 28 PHI FB 41 16 16 1 3 4 24
1992 29 PHI fb/TE 41 15 15 1 2 3 18
1993* 30 MIA FB 41 16 16 3 3 6 36
1994 31 MIA FB 41 9 9 2 5 7 42
1995 32 MIA FB 41 16 16 1 2 3 18
1996 33 2TM 14 10 2 2 1 14
NWE te 41 10 6 2 2 1 14
1997 34 NWE FB 41 16 8 3 3 18
1998 35 NYJ FB 41 13 8 3 3 18
Career 189 160 23 31 54 1 326
7 yrs PHI 105 93 17 13 30 180
4 yrs MIA 45 45 6 10 16 96
2 yrs NWE 26 14 5 5 1 32
1 yr NYJ 13 8 3 3 18

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1996 33 NWE TE 2 2 2 2 12
Career 13 11 2 2 12
4 yrs PHI 5 4 0
2 yrs NWE 5 4 2 2 12
1 yr MIA 1 1 0
1 yr NYJ 2 2 0

Playoffs Receiving & Rushing

Year Age Tm Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1988 25 PHI RB 1 1 9 103 11.4 0 24 9.0 103.0 7 34 0 13 4.9 34.0 7.0 137 0 0
1989 26 PHI 1 0 9 68 7.6 0 17 9.0 68.0 68 0 1
1990 27 PHI RB 1 1 2 18 9.0 0 10 2.0 18.0 18 0 0
1992 29 PHI TE 2 2 9 68 7.6 0 15 4.5 34.0 68 0 0
1995 32 MIA FB 1 1 7 4 30 7.5 0 12 4.0 30.0 4 22 0 10 5.5 22.0 4.0 52 0 0
1996 33 NWE TE 3 3 16 12 111 9.3 2 34 4.0 37.0 3 9 0 7 3.0 3.0 1.0 120 2 0
1997 34 NWE FB 2 1 4 2 1 0.5 0 2 1.0 0.5 1 0 0
1998 35 NYJ FB 2 2 11 5 44 8.8 0 19 2.5 22.0 44 0 1
Career 13 11 52 52 443 8.5 2 34 4.0 34.1 14 65 0 13 4.6 5.0 1.1 508 2 2
4 yrs PHI 5 4 14 29 257 8.9 0 24 5.8 51.4 7 34 0 13 4.9 6.8 1.4 291 0 1
2 yrs NWE 5 4 20 14 112 8.0 2 34 2.8 22.4 3 9 0 7 3.0 1.8 0.6 121 2 0
1 yr MIA 1 1 7 4 30 7.5 0 12 4.0 30.0 4 22 0 10 5.5 22.0 4.0 52 0 0
1 yr NYJ 2 2 11 5 44 8.8 0 19 2.5 22.0 44 0 1

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1986 23 16 RB 74 51
1987 24 10 RB 84 35
1988 25 16 RB 182 42 11 28
1989 26 16 RB 147 27 16 48
1990 27 16 RB 132 4 23 68
1991 28 16 RB 117 26
1992 29 15 TE 86 33 4 35
1993 30 16 RB 129 15 21 55
1994 31 9 RB 90 37
1995 32 16 RB 59 51
1996 33 14 RB 43 69
1997 34 16 RB 39 72
1998 35 13 RB 47 58
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