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Harry Carson

Harold Donald Carson

Position: LB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 237 lbs.

Born: November 26, 1953 in Florence, SC
High School: McClenaghan
College: South Carolina St.
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 4th round (105th overall) of the 1976 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 91 (208th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2006, finalist in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

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Fine Details  · Last updated May 5, 2016 7:25PM
All-Time Rank: #819. Bill Mathis… #820. Jeremiah Trotter… #821. Mike Brown… #822. HARRY CARSON… #823. Mark Gastineau… #824. Jack Tatum… #825. Carl Banks… 

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 AV
1976 23 NYG MLB 53 12 8 0 0 1 0 0 4
1977 24 NYG MLB 53 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1978* 25 NYG MLB 53 16 16 3 86 0 42 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
1979* 26 NYG RILB 53 16 15 3 28 0 14 0 0 0 3 22 1 10
1980 27 NYG RILB 53 8 8 0 0 1 0 0 3
1981* 28 NYG RILB 53 16 16 0 0 1 2 0 12
1982* 29 NYG RILB 53 9 9 1 6 0 6 0 3.0 13
1983* 30 NYG RILB 53 10 10 1.0 7
1984* 31 NYG RILB 53 16 16 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
1985* 32 NYG RILB 53 16 16 1.0 13
1986* 33 NYG RILB 53 16 16 1 20 0 20 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.0 14
1987* 34 NYG RILB 53 12 12 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 9
1988 35 NYG RILB 53 12 10 2 66 0 66 0 0 0 2 12 0 6
Career 173 166 11 212 0 66 0 0 0 14 36 1 8.0 119

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
1981* 28 NYG RILB 2 2
1984* 31 NYG RILB 2 2 1 14 1 14 0
1985* 32 NYG RILB 2 2
1986 ❍ 33 NYG RILB 3 3
Career 9 9 1 14 1 14 0

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. 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
1986* 33 NYG RILB 53 16 16 1 13 13.0 1 13 0.1 0.8 13 1 0
Career 173 166 1 13 13.0 1 13 0.0 0.1 13 1 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
1976 23 NYG MLB 53 12 8 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
Career 173 166 1 5 0 5 5.0 54

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
1979* 26 NYG RILB 53 16 15 1 1 6
1986* 33 NYG RILB 53 16 16 1 1 6
Career 173 166 1 1 2 12

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
1984* 31 NYG RILB 1 1 1 1 6
Career 9 9 1 1 6

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams