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Preston Carpenter

Verda Preston Carpenter

Position: E-HB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: January 24, 1934 in Hayti, MO
Died: June 30, 2011 in Tulsa, OK
High School: West Memphis
College: Arkansas   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 29 (3333rd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

40 40 89 40 36

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 23, 2014 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1273. Greg Jackson… #1274. Gregg Bingham… #1275. Ray Crockett… #1276. PRESTON CARPENTER… #1277. Woodrow Lowe… #1278. Jim Doran… #1279. John Ayers… 

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1956 22 CLE KR/RH 40 12 16 124 7.8 0 34 1.3 10.3 188 756 0 30 4.0 63.0 15.7 880 0 5
1957 23 CLE RE 40 12 27 398 14.7 2 33 2.3 33.2 3 86 1 39 28.7 7.2 0.3 484 3 2
1958 24 CLE RE 40 12 29 474 16.3 1 74 2.4 39.5 3 2 0 22 0.7 0.2 0.3 476 1 0
1959 25 CLE LE 40 12 24 372 15.5 2 43 2.0 31.0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 376 2 0
1960 26 PIT PR/TE 40 12 29 495 17.1 2 70 2.4 41.3 17 36 0 20 2.1 3.0 1.4 531 2 2 6
1961 27 PIT TE 40 13 33 460 13.9 4 40 2.5 35.4 7 9 0 13 1.3 0.7 0.5 469 4 1 5
1962* 28 PIT PR/TE 40 13 36 492 13.7 4 43 2.8 37.8 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.2 0.1 489 4 0 6
1963 29 PIT 40 14 17 233 13.7 1 28 1.2 16.6 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.2 0.1 230 1 0 2
1964 30 WAS TE 89 14 31 466 15.0 3 39 2.2 33.3 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.5 0.1 473 3 1 5
1965 31 WAS TE 89 9 23 298 13.0 0 36 2.6 33.1 298 0 0 3
1966 32 2TM 13 12 30 518 17.3 4 52 2.3 39.8 1 -10 0 0 -10.0 -0.8 0.1 508 4 0 5
MIN TE 40 12 12 27 487 18.0 4 52 2.3 40.6 1 -10 0 -10 -10.0 -0.8 0.1 477 4 0 5
WAS 89 1 3 31 10.3 0 17 3.0 31.0 31 0 0 0
1967 33 MIA 36 13 10 127 12.7 0 42 0.8 9.8 127 0 1 1
Career 149 12 305 4457 14.6 23 74 2.0 29.9 223 884 1 39 4.0 5.9 1.5 5341 24 12 33
4 yrs CLE 48 0 96 1368 14.3 5 74 2.0 28.5 195 848 1 39 4.3 17.7 4.1 2216 6 7
4 yrs PIT 52 0 115 1680 14.6 11 70 2.2 32.3 26 39 0 20 1.5 0.8 0.5 1719 11 3 19
3 yrs WAS 24 0 57 795 13.9 3 39 2.4 33.1 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.3 0.0 802 3 1 8
1 yr MIA 13 0 10 127 12.7 0 42 0.8 9.8 127 0 1 1
1 yr MIN 12 12 27 487 18.0 4 52 2.3 40.6 1 -10 0 -10 -10.0 -0.8 0.1 477 4 0 5

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
1956 22 CLE KR/RH 40 12 1 18 0 18 18.0 15 381 0 42 25.4 1279
1960 26 PIT PR/TE 40 12 13 120 0 20 9.2 10 255 0 36 25.5 906
1961 27 PIT TE 40 13 3 18 0 10 6.0 487
1962* 28 PIT PR/TE 40 13 7 109 0 60 15.6 1 29 0 29 29.0 627
1964 30 WAS TE 89 14 2 19 0 10 9.5 492
1967 33 MIA 36 13 3 87 0 45 29.0 214
Career 149 26 284 0 60 10.9 29 752 0 45 25.9 6377
4 yrs CLE 48 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 15 381 0 42 25.4 2615
4 yrs PIT 52 0 23 247 0 60 10.7 11 284 0 36 25.8 2250
3 yrs WAS 24 0 2 19 0 10 9.5 821
1 yr MIA 13 0 3 87 0 45 29.0 214

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
1960 26 PIT PR/TE 40 12 1 2 50.0 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.2 56.2
1964 30 WAS TE 89 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Career 149 1 3 33.3 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.7 0.7 2.0 0.0 42.4 0 0
4 yrs PIT 52 0 1 2 50.0 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 56.2
3 yrs WAS 24 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

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
1956 22 CLE KR/RH 40 12 0 5 2 0 0
1957 23 CLE RE 40 12 0 2 1 13 0
1960 26 PIT PR/TE 40 12 0 2 2 0 0
1961 27 PIT TE 40 13 0 1 0 0 0
1964 30 WAS TE 89 14 0 1 0 0 0
1967 33 MIA 36 13 0 1 0 0 0
Career 149 0 12 5 13 0
4 yrs CLE 48 0 0 7 3 13 0
4 yrs PIT 52 0 0 3 2 0 0
3 yrs WAS 24 0 0 1 0 0 0
1 yr MIA 13 0 0 1 0 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
1957 23 CLE RE 40 12 1 2 3 18
1958 24 CLE RE 40 12 1 1 6
1959 25 CLE LE 40 12 2 2 12
1960 26 PIT PR/TE 40 12 2 2 12
1961 27 PIT TE 40 13 4 4 24
1962* 28 PIT PR/TE 40 13 4 4 24
1963 29 PIT 40 14 1 1 6
1964 30 WAS TE 89 14 3 3 18
1966 32 2TM 13 12 4 4 24
MIN TE 40 12 12 4 4 24
Career 149 12 1 23 24 144
4 yrs CLE 48 0 1 5 6 36
4 yrs PIT 52 0 11 11 66
3 yrs WAS 24 0 3 3 18
1 yr MIN 12 12 4 4 24
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Paul Seymour, Robert Awalt, L.J. Smith, Greg Olsen, Tony Scheffler, Freddie Jones, Jimmie Giles, Paul Costa, Mark Brammer, Stephen Alexander
4 Tony Scheffler, Freddie Jones, J.V. Cain, Don Warren, L.J. Smith, Bo Scaife, Marcedes Lewis, Jimmie Giles, Bennie Cunningham, Pete Mitchell
5 Pete Mitchell, Freddie Jones, Bo Scaife, L.J. Smith, Don Warren, Johnny Brewer, Dave Kocourek, Monty Stickles, Tony McGee, Kellen Winslow*
6 Pete Mitchell, Monty Stickles, Freddie Jones, L.J. Smith, Don Warren, Jim Whalen, Tony McGee, Pete Lammons, John Hilton, Bubba Franks
7 Tony McGee, Monty Stickles, David Hill, Jim Gibbons, Aaron Thomas, Pete Lammons, Randy McMichael, Dave Kocourek, Rickey Dudley, Jackie Harris
8 Tony McGee, Bennie Cunningham, Randy McMichael, Bob Klein, Monty Stickles, Aaron Thomas, David Hill, Pete Mitchell, Jackie Harris, Pettis Norman
9 Tony McGee, Jackie Harris, Bob Klein, Jim Gibbons, Monty Stickles, David Hill, Bennie Cunningham, Johnny Brewer, Pettis Norman, Kyle Brady
10 Monty Stickles, Tony McGee, Bob Klein, Jim Gibbons, Jackie Harris, David Hill, Pettis Norman, Bennie Cunningham, Kyle Brady, Hoby Brenner
11 Bob Klein, David Hill, Pettis Norman, Jackie Harris, Tony McGee, Marcus Pollard, Jim Gibbons, Monty Stickles, Hoby Brenner, Ken Dilger
12 Bob Klein, Pettis Norman, David Hill, Hoby Brenner, Tom Mitchell, Tony McGee, Jim Gibbons, Marcus Pollard, Monty Stickles, Jackie Harris
Career Bob Klein, Pettis Norman, David Hill, Tom Mitchell, Tony McGee, Jim Gibbons, Monty Stickles, Ken Dilger, Marcus Pollard, Jackie Harris

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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