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Carl Eller

Carl Lee Eller

Position: DE
Height: 6-6    Weight: 247 lbs.

Born: February 25, 1942 in Winston-Salem, NC
High School: Atkins
College: Minnesota   (school history)    (Eller college stats)
Drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1964 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 123 (26th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2004, finalist in 1985, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 6, 2016 6:25PM
All-Time Rank: #815. Franco Harris… #816. Ray Nitschke… #817. Chris Burford… #818. CARL ELLER… #819. Jerry Logan… #820. Charles Tillman… #821. Cris Carter… 

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
1964 22 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 4 45 1 8
1965 23 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 2 9 0 1 6
1966 24 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 4 0 0 9
1967 25 MIN LDE 81 14 13 0 0 2 0 0 7
1968*+ 26 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 14
1969*+ 27 MIN LDE 81 14 14 21
1970*+ 28 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 2 2 0 19
1971*+ 29 MIN LDE 81 14 14 18
1972 30 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 11
1973*+ 31 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 15
1974* 32 MIN LDE 81 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 9
1975 33 MIN LDE 81 14 14 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 9
1976 34 MIN LDE 81 13 13 7
1977 35 MIN LDE 81 14 14 1 7
1978 36 MIN lde 81 14 7 0 0 3 0 0 4
1979 37 SEA LDE 71 16 8 3
Career 225 209 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 23 61 1 2 167
15 yrs MIN 209 201 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 23 61 1 2 164
1 yr SEA 16 8 3

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
1968*+ 26 MIN LDE 1 1 1.5
1969*+ 27 MIN LDE 3 3 3.0 1
1970*+ 28 MIN LDE 1 1
1971*+ 29 MIN LDE 1 1 0.5
1973*+ 31 MIN LDE 3 3
1974* 32 MIN LDE 3 3 0.5
1975 33 MIN LDE 1 1 3.0
1976 34 MIN LDE 3 3 2.0
1977 35 MIN LDE 2 2
1978 36 MIN DE 1 0
Career 19 18 10.5 1

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
1964 22 MIN LDE 81 14 14 1 1 6
1965 23 MIN LDE 81 14 14 1 2
1977 35 MIN LDE 81 14 14 1 2
Career 225 209 1 1 2 10
15 yrs MIN 209 201 1 1 2 10
1 yr SEA 16 8 0

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1969*+ 27 MIN LDE 1 1 1 2
Career 19 18 1 2

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams