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Vern Den Herder

Vern Wayne Den Herder

Position: DE-NT
Height: 6-6    Weight: 250 lbs.

Born: November 28, 1948 in Le Mars, IA
High School: Sioux Center
College: Central College (IA)
Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 9th round (230th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 65 (732nd overall since 1950)

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Fine Details  · Last updated May 2, 2016 9:25AM
All-Time Rank: #544. Craig Morton… #545. Dick Stanfel… #546. Steven Jackson… #547. VERN DEN HERDER… #548. Don Perkins… #549. Johnny Sample… #550. Matt Forte… 

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
1971 23 MIA 86 14 0 5
1972 24 MIA LDE 83 14 14 1 24 0 24 0 0 0 1 8 0 10
1973 25 MIA LDE 83 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 9
1974 26 MIA LDE 83 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 8
1975 27 MIA LDE 83 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 9
1976 28 MIA LDE 83 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 6
1977 29 MIA LDE 83 11 11 5
1978 30 MIA LDE 83 16 16 0 0 1 9 0 7
1979 31 MIA LDE 83 16 16 0 0 3 0 0 8
1980 32 MIA LDE 83 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 8
1981 33 MIA RDE 83 16 14 7
1982 34 MIA de 83 7 1 0 0 1 12 0 2
Career 166 144 1 24 0 24 0 0 0 14 29 0 84

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
1971 23 MIA DE 3 0
1972 ❍ 24 MIA LDE 3 3 0.5
1973 ❍ 25 MIA LDE 3 3 1.0
1974 26 MIA LDE 1 1 1.0
1978 30 MIA LDE 1 1
1979 31 MIA LDE 1 1 0.5
1981 33 MIA RDE 1 1
1982 34 MIA DE 4 0
Career 17 10 3.0

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
1978 30 MIA LDE 83 16 16 1 7 7.0 1 7 0.1 0.4 7 1 0
Career 166 144 1 7 7.0 1 7 0.0 0.0 7 1 0

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
1978 30 MIA LDE 83 16 16 1 1 6
Career 166 144 1 1 6

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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