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Art Donovan

Arthur James Donovan Jr.

Position: DT-T
Height: 6-2    Weight: 263 lbs.

Born: June 5, 1925 in Bronx, NY
Died: August 4, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland
High School: Mount St. Michael's
College: Notre Dame, Boston Col.   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 22nd round (204th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 17 (5232nd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1968

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #75. Ken Stabler… #76. Cliff Harris… #77. Mel Renfro… #78. ART DONOVAN… #79. Len Dawson… #80. Jeff Saturday… #81. Bob Hayes… 

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 AV
1950 25 BAL RDT 49 12 0 0 2 0 0
1951 26 NYY LDT 39 12 0 0 1 0 0
1952 27 DTX LDT 70 6 1
1953* 28 BAL LDT 70 12 0 0 2 0 0 1
1954*+ 29 BAL LDT 70 11
1955*+ 30 BAL LDT 70 12
1956*+ 31 BAL LDT 70 11
1957*+ 32 BAL LDT 70 12 0 0 1 0 0
1958 33 BAL LDT 70 12
1959 34 BAL LDT 70 12 0 0 1 0 0
1960 35 BAL LDT 70 12 12 0 0 1 0 0 11
1961 36 BAL LDT 70 14 6
Career 138 13 0 0 8 0 0 1 17
9 yrs BAL 108 12 0 0 5 0 0 1 17
1 yr BAL 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
1 yr NYY 12 0 0 0 1 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
1953* 28 BAL LDT 70 12 1 2
Career 138 1 2
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4 Dalva Allen, Chuck Ulrich, Bobby McCray, Jonathan Babineaux, Ben Williams, Alden Roche, Curtis McGriff, Ray Jacobs, James White, Roland Lakes
5 Jonathan Babineaux, John Banaszak, Gary Larsen, Dave Browning, Tom Bienemann, Volney Peters, Alden Roche, Mark Wheeler, James White, Kenny Holmes
6 Jonathan Babineaux, Jim Lee Hunt, James Jones, Diron Talbert, Curtis McGriff, Alden Roche, Chris Mims, James White, Kenny Holmes, Fred Cook
7 Diron Talbert, Jerry Rush, Jerry Ball, LaVerne Torczon, Kenny Mixon, Ron Kostelnik, Daryl Gardener, Tony Bennett, Sam Williams, Mike Hartenstine
8 Phil Hansen, Rubin Carter, Diron Talbert, Carl Hairston, Jethro Pugh, Renaldo Wynn, Ben Williams, Will Smith, Manny Fernandez, Jerry Sherk
9 Jethro Pugh, Ben Williams, Santana Dotson, Jerry Sherk, Michael Bankston, Renaldo Wynn, Larry Cole, Will Smith, Jim Dunaway, Carl Hairston
10 Phil Hansen, Jim Dunaway, Ken Gray, Larry Brooks, Fred Dryer, Shaun Rogers, Rubin Carter, Willie McGinest, Vern Den Herder, Jerry Ball
11 Phil Hansen, Ken Gray, Joe Robb, Willie McGinest, Gary Walker, Fred Dryer, Al Baker, John Dutton, Phillip Daniels, Jim Dunaway
12 Phil Hansen, Phillip Daniels, Vonnie Holliday, Gary Walker, John Dutton, Rubin Carter, Jim Dunaway, Joe Robb, Bruce Bosley, Robert Porcher
Career Bob Gain, Larry Brooks, Ray Childress, Harvey Martin, Chester McGlockton, La'Roi Glover, Fred Smerlas, Trevor Pryce, Gary Johnson, Michael Dean Perry

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams