Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Russ Francis

Russ Francis

Russell Ross Francis

Position: TE
Height: 6-6    Weight: 240 lbs.

Born: April 3, 1953 in Seattle, WA
High School: Kailua, Pleasant Hill
College: Oregon   (school history)    (Francis college stats)
Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 45 (1763rd overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

81 81 49

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

Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #804. Spider Lockhart… #805. Jeremiah Trotter… #806. Brad Meester… #807. RUSS FRANCIS… #808. Hugh Green… #809. Kevin Carter… #810. Greg Kragen… 

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1975 22 NWE TE 81 14 11 35 636 18.2 4 48 2.5 45.4 636 4 1 6
1976* 23 NWE TE 81 13 12 26 367 14.1 3 48 2.0 28.2 2 12 0 8 6.0 0.9 0.2 379 3 1 6
1977* 24 NWE TE 81 10 10 16 229 14.3 4 31 1.6 22.9 229 4 0 4
1978* 25 NWE TE 81 15 15 39 543 13.9 4 53 2.6 36.2 543 4 1 7
1979 26 NWE TE 81 12 12 39 557 14.3 5 44 3.3 46.4 557 5 0 5
1980 27 NWE TE 81 15 15 41 664 16.2 8 39 2.7 44.3 664 8 0 8
1982 29 SFO te 81 9 4 23 278 12.1 2 26 2.6 30.9 278 2 2 4
1983 30 SFO TE 81 16 16 33 357 10.8 4 25 2.1 22.3 357 4 2 4
1984 31 SFO te 81 10 8 23 285 12.4 2 32 2.3 28.5 285 2 1 3
1985 32 SFO TE 81 16 16 44 478 10.9 3 25 2.8 29.9 478 3 2 4
1986 33 SFO TE 81 16 14 41 505 12.3 1 52 2.6 31.6 505 1 0 4
1987 34 2TM 9 7 22 202 9.2 0 19 2.4 22.4 202 0 0 3
NWE 49 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
SFO TE 81 8 7 22 202 9.2 0 19 2.8 25.3 202 0 0 3
1988 35 NWE TE 81 12 8 11 161 14.6 0 51 0.9 13.4 161 0 0 2
Career 167 148 393 5262 13.4 40 53 2.4 31.5 2 12 0 8 6.0 0.1 0.0 5274 40 10 60
8 yrs NWE 92 83 207 3157 15.3 28 53 2.3 34.3 2 12 0 8 6.0 0.1 0.0 3169 28 3 38
6 yrs SFO 75 65 186 2105 11.3 12 52 2.5 28.1 2105 12 7 22

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
1975 22 NWE TE 81 14 11 0 1 0 0 0
1976* 23 NWE TE 81 13 12 0 1 1 0 0
1977* 24 NWE TE 81 10 10 0 0 1 3 0
1978* 25 NWE TE 81 15 15 0 1 1 0 0
1982 29 SFO te 81 9 4 0 2 0 0 0
1983 30 SFO TE 81 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
1984 31 SFO te 81 10 8 0 1 2 0 0
1985 32 SFO TE 81 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
Career 167 148 0 10 5 3 0
8 yrs NWE 92 83 0 3 3 3 0
6 yrs SFO 75 65 0 7 2 0 0

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
1982 29 SFO te 81 9 4 1 1 100.0 45 0 0.0 0 0.0 45 45.0 45.0 45.0 5.0 118.7 0 0 45.00 45.00 0.0
Career 167 148 1 1 100.0 45 0 0.0 0 0.0 45 45.0 45.0 45.0 0.3 118.7 0 0 45.00 45.00 0.0 0 0
8 yrs NWE 92 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
6 yrs SFO 75 65 1 1 100.0 45 0 0.0 0 0.0 45 45.0 45.0 45.0 0.6 118.7 0 0 45.00 45.00 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.

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
1975 22 NWE TE 81 14 11 4 4 24
1976* 23 NWE TE 81 13 12 3 3 18
1977* 24 NWE TE 81 10 10 4 4 24
1978* 25 NWE TE 81 15 15 4 4 24
1979 26 NWE TE 81 12 12 5 5 30
1980 27 NWE TE 81 15 15 8 8 48
1982 29 SFO te 81 9 4 2 2 12
1983 30 SFO TE 81 16 16 4 4 24
1984 31 SFO te 81 10 8 2 2 12
1985 32 SFO TE 81 16 16 3 3 18
1986 33 SFO TE 81 16 14 1 1 6
Career 167 148 40 40 240
8 yrs NWE 92 83 28 28 168
6 yrs SFO 75 65 12 12 72

Similar Players

NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Walter White, John Mackey*, Randy McMichael, Junior Miller, Jeremy Shockey, Heath Miller, Dallas Clark, Jackie Smith*, Jim Mitchell, Pete Lammons
4 Jim Whalen, Jim Mitchell, Randy McMichael, Pete Lammons, Dustin Keller, Raymond Chester, Fred Arbanas, Carroll Dale, Keith Jackson, Jerome Barkum
5 Keith Jackson, Jim Mitchell, Heath Miller, Alge Crumpler, Owen Daniels, Fred Arbanas, Ozzie Newsome*, Dallas Clark, Bob Trumpy, Randy McMichael
6 Keith Jackson, Owen Daniels, Marlin McKeever, Jim Mitchell, Alge Crumpler, Billy Joe DuPree, Raymond Chester, Fred Arbanas, Jim Whalen, Bob Trumpy
7 Owen Daniels, Greg Olsen, Milt Morin, Jerome Barkum, Jim Mitchell, Marlin McKeever, Keith Jackson, Billy Joe DuPree, Fred Arbanas, Paul Coffman
8 Milt Morin, Owen Daniels, Billy Joe DuPree, Heath Miller, Paul Coffman, Marlin McKeever, Jim Mitchell, Fred Arbanas, Steve Zabel, Frank Wycheck
9 Milt Morin, Steve Zabel, Jerome Barkum, Heath Miller, Marlin McKeever, Jimmie Giles, Sean Locklear, Billy Joe DuPree, Pete Retzlaff, Frank Wycheck
10 Steve Zabel, Jimmie Giles, Milt Morin, Frank Wycheck, Marlin McKeever, Jim Mitchell, Alge Crumpler, Billy Joe DuPree, Heath Miller, Rodney Holman
11 Bob Trumpy, Jimmie Giles, Steve Zabel, Jerome Barkum, Marlin McKeever, Rodney Holman, Larry Brown, Frank Wycheck, Jim Mitchell, Milt Morin
12 Jimmie Giles, Jerome Barkum, Bob Trumpy, Steve Zabel, Rodney Holman, Steve Jordan, Pete Retzlaff, Frank Wycheck, Jim Mitchell, Larry Brown
13 Jimmie Giles, Rodney Holman, Jerome Barkum, Steve Zabel, Marlin McKeever, Steve Jordan, Bob Trumpy, Larry Brown, Jim Mitchell, Todd Heap
Career Jerome Barkum, Steve Jordan, Bob Trumpy, Rodney Holman, Raymond Chester, Pete Retzlaff, Frank Wycheck, Wesley Walls, Jimmie Giles, Charle Young

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
1975 22 14 TE 88 31 2 41
1976 23 13 TE 56 11 74
1977 24 10 TE 47 15
1978 25 15 TE 78 21 8 48
1979 26 12 TE 86 13 8 62
1980 27 15 TE 114 45 2 23
1982 29 9 TE 42 2 11 73
1983 30 16 TE 60 18
1984 31 10 TE 41 30
1985 32 16 TE 66 16
1986 33 16 TE 57 12 76
1988 35 12 TE 16 35
751 112