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Deron Cherry

Deron Leigh Cherry

Position: DB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 197 lbs.

Born: September 12, 1959 in Riverside, NJ
High School: Palmyra
College: Rutgers   (school history)    (Cherry college stats)

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 75 (456th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 8, 2016 7:25AM
All-Time Rank: #333. Everson Walls… #334. Ricky Watters… #335. Bryant Young… #336. DERON CHERRY… #337. William Andrews… #338. Nat Moore… #339. Andre Johnson… 

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
1981 22 KAN 20 13 0 1 4 0 4 0 1
1982 23 KAN 20 7 0 1
1983* 24 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 100 0 41 0 0 2 2 4 0 1.5 11
1984*+ 25 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 140 0 67 0 16
1985* 26 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 87 1 47 0 11
1986*+ 27 KAN FS 20 16 16 9 150 0 49 0 0 0 2 7 0 1.0 14
1987* 28 KAN FS 20 8 8 3 58 0 30 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1988*+ 29 KAN FS 20 16 16 7 51 0 24 0 0 0 6 10 0 13
1989 30 KAN FS 20 15 15 2 27 0 27 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.0 7
1990 31 KAN fs 20 9 6 3 40 0 21 0 3
1991 32 KAN FS 20 16 15 4 31 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Career 148 124 50 688 1 67 0 0 2 14 21 0 3.5 89

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
1986*+ 27 KAN FS 1 1
1990 31 KAN FS 1 1
1991 32 KAN FS 2 2 3 47 0 29 0
Career 4 4 3 47 0 29 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
1981 22 KAN 20 13 0 3 52 0 22 17.3 52
1982 23 KAN 20 7 0 1 39 0 39 39.0 39
1983* 24 KAN FS 20 16 16 2 54 0 31 27.0 58
1984*+ 25 KAN FS 20 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 148 124 7 145 0 39 20.7 166

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
1985* 26 KAN FS 20 16 16 1 1 6
1986*+ 27 KAN FS 20 16 16 2 2 12
Career 148 124 1 2 3 18

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams