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Frank Gifford

Frank Newton Gifford (Giffer)

Position: HB-FL-DB-WR
Height: 6-1    Weight: 197 lbs.

Born: August 16, 1930 in Santa Monica, CA
High School: Bakersfield
College: USC   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 27 (3663rd overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1977, finalist in 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #71. Terry Bradshaw… #72. Bill Willis… #73. Mike Curtis… #74. FRANK GIFFORD… #75. L.C. Greenwood… #76. Johnny Unitas… #77. Alex Karras… 

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1952 22 NYG 16 10 38 116 0 15 3.1 11.6 3.8 5 36 7.2 0 11 0.5 3.6 152 0 3
1953* 23 NYG LDH 16 12 50 157 2 15 3.1 13.1 4.2 18 292 16.2 4 49 1.5 24.3 449 6 2
1954* 24 NYG LH 16 9 66 368 2 30 5.6 40.9 7.3 14 154 11.0 1 35 1.6 17.1 522 3 7
1955*+ 25 NYG LH 16 11 86 351 3 49 4.1 31.9 7.8 33 437 13.2 4 54 3.0 39.7 788 7 5
1956*+ 26 NYG LH 16 12 159 819 5 69 5.2 68.3 13.3 51 603 11.8 4 48 4.3 50.3 1422 9 5
1957*+ 27 NYG LH 16 12 136 528 5 41 3.9 44.0 11.3 41 588 14.3 4 63 3.4 49.0 1116 9 9
1958* 28 NYG LH 16 10 115 468 8 33 4.1 46.8 11.5 29 330 11.4 2 41 2.9 33.0 798 10 3
1959*+ 29 NYG LH 16 11 106 540 3 79 5.1 49.1 9.6 42 768 18.3 4 77 3.8 69.8 1308 7 5
1960 30 NYG LH 16 8 77 232 4 15 3.0 29.0 9.6 24 344 14.3 3 44 3.0 43.0 576 7 6 6
1962 32 NYG FL 16 14 2 18 1 12 9.0 1.3 0.1 39 796 20.4 7 63 2.8 56.9 814 8 1 10
1963* 33 NYG FL 16 14 4 10 0 12 2.5 0.7 0.3 42 657 15.6 7 64 3.0 46.9 667 7 2 9
1964 34 NYG FL 16 13 1 2 1 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 29 429 14.8 3 40 2.2 33.0 431 4 0 4
Career 136 840 3609 34 79 4.3 26.5 6.2 367 5434 14.8 43 77 2.7 40.0 9043 77 48 29

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1956 ❍ 26 NYG LH 1 1 5 30 0 14 6.0 30.0 5.0 4 131 32.8 1 67 4.0 131.0 161 1 0
1958* 28 NYG LH 2 2 35 155 0 38 4.4 77.5 17.5 4 13 3.3 1 15 2.0 6.5 168 1 2
1959*+ 29 NYG LH 1 1 8 56 0 23 7.0 56.0 8.0 2 13 6.5 0 0 2.0 13.0 69 0 0
1962 32 NYG FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 34 8.5 0 15 4.0 34.0 34 0 0
1963* 33 NYG FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 45 15.0 1 16 3.0 45.0 45 1 0
Career 6 6 48 241 0 38 5.0 40.2 8.0 17 236 13.9 3 67 2.8 39.3 477 3 2

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
1952 22 NYG 16 10 1 2 50.0 18 1 50.0 0 0.0 18 9.0 19.0 18.0 1.8 120.8 0 0
1953* 23 NYG LDH 16 12 3 6 50.0 47 1 16.7 0 0.0 21 7.8 11.2 15.7 3.9 116.0 0 0
1954* 24 NYG LH 16 9 4 8 50.0 155 3 37.5 1 12.5 83 19.4 21.3 38.8 17.2 95.8 0 0
1955*+ 25 NYG LH 16 11 2 6 33.3 96 2 33.3 0 0.0 71 16.0 22.7 48.0 8.7 121.5 0 0
1956*+ 26 NYG LH 16 12 2 5 40.0 35 2 40.0 1 20.0 29 7.0 6.0 17.5 2.9 64.6
1957*+ 27 NYG LH 16 12 4 6 66.7 143 2 33.3 0 0.0 66 23.8 30.5 35.8 11.9 149.3 0 0
1958* 28 NYG LH 16 10 3 10 30.0 109 1 10.0 1 10.0 63 10.9 8.4 36.3 10.9 66.2
1959*+ 29 NYG LH 16 11 5 11 45.5 151 2 18.2 2 18.2 43 13.7 9.2 30.2 13.7 92.0
1960 30 NYG LH 16 8 3 6 50.0 24 0 0.0 1 16.7 13 4.0 -3.5 8.0 3.0 20.8
1962 32 NYG FL 16 14 1 2 50.0 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 6.0 6.0 12.0 0.9 68.7
1964 34 NYG FL 16 13 1 1 100.0 33 0 0.0 0 0.0 33 33.0 33.0 33.0 2.5 118.7
Career 136 29 63 46.0 823 14 22.2 6 9.5 83 13.1 13.2 28.4 6.1 92.5 0 0

Playoffs Passing

Year Age Tm Pos 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
1959*+ 29 NYG LH 1 1 0-0 1 2 50.0 18 0 0.0 1 50.0 18 9.0 -13.5 18.0 18.0 41.7 9.00 -13.50 0.0
Career 6 6 0-0 1 2 50.0 18 0 0.0 1 50.0 18 9.0 -13.5 18.0 3.0 41.7 0 0 9.00 -13.50 0.0

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1953* 23 NYG LDH 16 12 5 1 20.0% 2 2 100.0%
1956*+ 26 NYG LH 16 12 2 1 50.0% 9 8 88.9%
Career 136 7 2 28.6% 11 10 90.9%

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1952 22 NYG 16 10 1 3 0 3 3.0 4 124 0 61 31.0 279
1953* 23 NYG LDH 16 12 16 106 0 40 6.6 13 327 0 55 25.2 882
1954* 24 NYG LH 16 9 8 12 0 8 1.5 1 29 0 29 29.0 563
1955*+ 25 NYG LH 16 11 5 114 0 62 22.8 902
Career 136 25 121 0 40 4.8 23 594 0 62 25.8 9758

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
1952 22 NYG 16 10 1 46 0 46 0 0 3 1 0 0
1953* 23 NYG LDH 16 12 1 66 1 50 0 0 2 3 0 0
1954* 24 NYG LH 16 9 0 7 1 0 0
1955*+ 25 NYG LH 16 11 0 5 0 0 0
1956*+ 26 NYG LH 16 12 0 5 1 0 0
1957*+ 27 NYG LH 16 12 0 9 1 0 0
1958* 28 NYG LH 16 10 0 3 5 0 0
1959*+ 29 NYG LH 16 11 0 5 2 0 0
1960 30 NYG LH 16 8 0 6 3 0 0
1962 32 NYG FL 16 14 0 1 0 0 0
1963* 33 NYG FL 16 14 0 2 0 0 0
Career 136 2 112 1 50 0 0 48 17 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* 23 NYG LDH 16 12 2 4 1 7 2 1 47
1954* 24 NYG LH 16 9 2 1 3 18
1955*+ 25 NYG LH 16 11 3 4 7 42
1956*+ 26 NYG LH 16 12 5 4 9 8 1 65
1957*+ 27 NYG LH 16 12 5 4 9 54
1958* 28 NYG LH 16 10 8 2 10 60
1959*+ 29 NYG LH 16 11 3 4 7 42
1960 30 NYG LH 16 8 4 3 7 42
1962 32 NYG FL 16 14 1 7 8 48
1963* 33 NYG FL 16 14 7 7 42
1964 34 NYG FL 16 13 1 3 4 24
Career 136 34 43 1 78 10 2 484

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1956 ❍ 26 NYG LH 1 1 1 1 6
1958* 28 NYG LH 1 1 1 1 6
1963* 33 NYG FL 1 1 1 1 6
Career 6 6 3 3 18

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams