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Russ Craft

William Russell Craft

Position: DB-HB
Height: 5-9    Weight: 178 lbs.

Born: October 15, 1919 in McEwen, TN
Died: January 12, 2009 in Wellsburg, WV
High School: Wellsburg
College: Alabama   (school history)
Drafted by the Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers in the 15th round (132nd overall) of the 1943 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14760th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #1724. Carl Brettschneider… #1725. Bob Howard… #1726. Nate Ramsey… #1727. RUSS CRAFT… #1728. Jim Doran… #1729. John Hoffman… #1730. Bob Schnelker… 

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
1946 27 PHI db 9 1 3 105 0 49 0 0 4 4 0 0
1947 28 PHI db 10 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1948 29 PHI db 12 2 0 2 3 9 0
1949 30 PHI db 10 2 1 17 0 17 0 0 2 5 29 1
1950 31 PHI KR/LDH/PR 33 12 7 70 0 29 0 0 1 0 0 0
1951* 32 PHI LDH 33 12 2 61 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0
1952* 33 PHI LDH 33 12 1 32 1 32 0 0 0 1 0 0
1953 34 PHI LDH 33 12 4 46 0 27 0
1954 35 PIT LDH 24 11 3 120 1 81 0
Career 100 9 22 451 2 81 0 0 9 15 38 1
8 yrs PHI 89 9 19 331 1 49 0 0 9 15 38 1
1 yr PIT 11 0 3 120 1 81 0

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
1947 28 PHI 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
1948 ❍ 29 PHI RH 1 1
1949 ❍ 30 PHI DB 1 0
Career 4 1 1 0 0 0 0

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
1946 27 PHI db 9 1 27 108 0 24 4.0 12.0 3.0 4 48 12.0 0 35 0.4 5.3 156 0 4
1947 28 PHI db 10 4 5 -1 0 4 -0.2 -0.1 0.5 2 66 33.0 1 34 0.2 6.6 65 1 0
1948 29 PHI db 12 2 13 67 0 23 5.2 5.6 1.1 4 138 34.5 2 70 0.3 11.5 205 2 2
1949 30 PHI db 10 2 11 5 0 6 0.5 0.5 1.1 1 37 37.0 0 37 0.1 3.7 42 0 2
1950 31 PHI KR/LDH/PR 33 12 8 52 0 19 6.5 4.3 0.7 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.2 66 0 1
Career 100 9 64 231 0 24 3.6 2.3 0.6 12 303 25.3 3 70 0.1 3.0 534 3 9
8 yrs PHI 89 9 64 231 0 24 3.6 2.6 0.7 12 303 25.3 3 70 0.1 3.4 534 3 9
1 yr PIT 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos 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
1947 28 PHI 2 0 16 11 1 0 0.7 5.5 8.0 5 41 8.2 0 8 2.5 20.5 52 1 0
Career 4 1 16 11 1 0 0.7 2.8 4.0 5 41 8.2 0 8 1.3 10.3 52 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
1946 27 PHI db 9 1 4 47 0 16 11.8 4 86 0 28 21.5 289
1947 28 PHI db 10 4 1 5 0 5 5.0 70
1948 29 PHI db 12 2 3 32 0 17 10.7 237
1949 30 PHI db 10 2 3 50 0 19 16.7 92
1950 31 PHI KR/LDH/PR 33 12 19 113 0 13 5.9 10 327 1 103 32.7 506
1951* 32 PHI LDH 33 12 2 0 0 0 0.0 2 53 0 38 26.5 53
1952* 33 PHI LDH 33 12 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
Career 100 9 32 247 0 19 7.7 17 484 1 103 28.5 1265
8 yrs PHI 89 9 32 247 0 19 7.7 17 484 1 103 28.5 1265
1 yr PIT 11 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
1947 28 PHI db 10 4 1 1 6
1948 29 PHI db 12 2 2 2 12
1949 30 PHI db 10 2 1 1 6
1950 31 PHI KR/LDH/PR 33 12 1 1 6
1952* 33 PHI LDH 33 12 1 1 6
1954 35 PIT LDH 24 11 1 1 6
Career 100 9 3 1 1 2 7 42
8 yrs PHI 89 9 3 1 1 1 6 36
1 yr PIT 11 0 1 1 6

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1947 28 PHI 1 0 1 1 6
Career 4 1 1 1 6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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