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Willie Ellison

William Henry Ellison

Position: RB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: November 1, 1945 in Lockhart, TX
High School: George Washington Carver
College: Texas Southern   (school history)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2nd round (33rd overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 36 (2552nd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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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
1967 22 RAM KR 33 14 14 84 0 42 6.0 6.0 1.0 1 18 18.0 0 18 0.1 1.3 102 0 1 1
1968 23 RAM HB 33 14 8 151 616 5 52 4.1 44.0 10.8 20 248 12.4 2 36 1.4 17.7 864 7 3 8
1969 24 RAM 33 14 20 56 1 15 2.8 4.0 1.4 4 31 7.8 1 14 0.3 2.2 87 2 0 1
1970 25 RAM 33 14 0 90 381 5 24 4.2 27.2 6.4 10 84 8.4 2 20 0.7 6.0 465 7 4 4
1971* 26 RAM RB 33 14 13 211 1000 4 80 4.7 71.4 15.1 32 238 7.4 0 49 2.3 17.0 1238 4 8 13
1972 27 RAM FB/KR 33 13 12 170 764 5 37 4.5 58.8 13.1 23 141 6.1 1 39 1.8 10.8 905 6 3 8
1973 28 KAN 24 10 108 411 2 19 3.8 41.1 10.8 9 64 7.1 0 17 0.9 6.4 475 2 3 4
1974 29 KAN 24 5 37 114 2 11 3.1 22.8 7.4 5 64 12.8 0 26 1.0 12.8 178 2 2 1
Career 98 33 801 3426 24 80 4.3 35.0 8.2 104 888 8.5 6 49 1.1 9.1 4314 30 24 40
6 yrs RAM 83 33 656 2901 20 80 4.4 35.0 7.9 90 760 8.4 6 49 1.1 9.2 3661 26 19 35
2 yrs KAN 15 0 145 525 4 19 3.6 35.0 9.7 14 128 9.1 0 26 0.9 8.5 653 4 5 5

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
1967 22 RAM KR 33 14 13 340 0 58 26.2 442
1968 23 RAM HB 33 14 8 12 268 0 40 22.3 1132
1969 24 RAM 33 14 2 38 0 22 19.0 125
1970 25 RAM 33 14 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 485
1972 27 RAM FB/KR 33 13 12 14 345 0 32 24.6 1250
Career 98 33 42 1011 0 58 24.1 5325

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
1968 23 RAM HB 33 14 8 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1969 24 RAM 33 14 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Career 98 33 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 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.

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
1967 22 RAM KR 33 14 0 1 1 0 0
1968 23 RAM HB 33 14 8 0 3 1 0 0
1970 25 RAM 33 14 0 0 4 1 0 0
1971* 26 RAM RB 33 14 13 0 8 3 0 0
1972 27 RAM FB/KR 33 13 12 0 3 0 -4 0
1973 28 KAN 24 10 0 3 0 0 0
1974 29 KAN 24 5 0 2 0 -3 0
Career 98 33 0 24 6 -7 0
6 yrs RAM 83 33 0 19 6 -4 0
2 yrs KAN 15 0 0 5 0 -3 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
1968 23 RAM HB 33 14 8 5 2 7 42
1969 24 RAM 33 14 1 1 2 12
1970 25 RAM 33 14 0 5 2 7 42
1971* 26 RAM RB 33 14 13 4 4 24
1972 27 RAM FB/KR 33 13 12 5 1 6 36
1973 28 KAN 24 10 2 2 12
1974 29 KAN 24 5 2 2 12
Career 98 33 24 6 30 180
6 yrs RAM 83 33 20 6 26 156
2 yrs KAN 15 0 4 4 24

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1970 25 14 RB 89 34
1971 26 14 RB 148 31 11 41
1972 27 13 RB 127 26
1973 28 10 RB 60 60
1974 29 5 RB 30 89
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