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Bob Cifers

Robert Gale Cifers

Position: HB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 201 lbs.

Born: September 5, 1920 in Church Hill, TN
Died: July 1, 2001 in Nashville, TN
High School: Kingsport
College: Tennessee   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2nd round (14th overall) of the 1944 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1946 26 DET P 11 2 8 18 0 6 2.3 1.6 0.7 4 178 44.5 4 70 0.4 16.2 196 4 2
1947 27 PIT P 10 4 87 356 0 41 4.1 35.6 8.7 3 58 19.3 0 37 0.3 5.8 414 0 3
1948 28 PIT HB/KR/P 12 7 112 361 1 21 3.2 30.1 9.3 4 55 13.8 0 29 0.3 4.6 416 1 4
1949 29 GNB hb 9 1 23 52 0 19 2.3 5.8 2.6 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 57 0 0
Career 42 14 230 787 1 41 3.4 18.7 5.5 12 296 24.7 4 70 0.3 7.0 1083 5 9
2 yrs PIT 22 11 199 717 1 41 3.6 32.6 9.0 7 113 16.1 0 37 0.3 5.1 830 1 7
1 yr DET 11 2 8 18 0 6 2.3 1.6 0.7 4 178 44.5 4 70 0.4 16.2 196 4 2
1 yr GNB 9 1 23 52 0 19 2.3 5.8 2.6 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 57 0 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1946 26 DET P 11 2 30 1369 73 0 45.6
1947 27 PIT P 10 4 68 2796 74 2 41.1
1948 28 PIT HB/KR/P 12 7 62 2454 66 0 39.6
1949 29 GNB hb 9 1 1 49 49 0 49.0
Career 42 14 161 6668 74 2 41.4
2 yrs PIT 22 11 130 5250 74 2 40.4
1 yr DET 11 2 30 1369 73 0 45.6
1 yr GNB 9 1 1 49 49 0 49.0

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
1946 26 DET P 11 2 2 6 33.3 24 0 0.0 1 16.7 26 4.0 -3.5 12.0 2.2 6.9 0 0
1947 27 PIT P 10 4 2 3 66.7 28 0 0.0 0 0.0 22 9.3 9.3 14.0 2.8 96.5
1948 28 PIT HB/KR/P 12 7 0 4 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 -11.3 0.0 0.0 0 0
Career 42 14 4 13 30.8 52 0 0.0 2 15.4 26 4.0 -2.9 13.0 1.2 4.8 0 0
2 yrs PIT 22 11 2 7 28.6 28 0 0.0 1 14.3 22 4.0 -2.4 14.0 1.3 4.2 0 0
1 yr DET 11 2 2 6 33.3 24 0 0.0 1 16.7 26 4.0 -3.5 12.0 2.2 6.9 0 0

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

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
1946 26 DET P 11 2 1 3 0 3 3.0 199
1947 27 PIT P 10 4 2 30 0 16 15.0 444
1948 28 PIT HB/KR/P 12 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 9 245 0 55 27.2 669
Career 42 14 2 11 0 8 5.5 11 275 0 55 25.0 1369
2 yrs PIT 22 11 1 8 0 8 8.0 11 275 0 55 25.0 1113
1 yr DET 11 2 1 3 0 3 3.0 199

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
1946 26 DET P 11 2 0 2 2 3 0
1947 27 PIT P 10 4 1 32 0 32 0 0 3 0 0 0
1948 28 PIT HB/KR/P 12 7 0 4 3 -2 0
1949 29 GNB hb 9 1 0 0 1 -5 0
Career 42 14 1 32 0 32 0 0 9 6 -4 0
2 yrs PIT 22 11 1 32 0 32 0 0 7 3 -2 0
1 yr DET 11 2 0 2 2 3 0
1 yr GNB 9 1 0 0 1 -5 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
1946 26 DET P 11 2 4 4 24
1948 28 PIT HB/KR/P 12 7 1 1 6
Career 42 14 1 4 5 30
2 yrs PIT 22 11 1 1 6
1 yr DET 11 2 4 4 24

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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