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Merton Hanks

Merton Edward Hanks

Position: DB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 185 lbs.

Born: March 12, 1968 in Dallas, TX
High School: Lake Highlands
College: Iowa   (school history)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 5th round (122nd overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 60 (900th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #717. Joe Morrison… #718. Goose Gonsoulin… #719. Fred Miller… #720. MERTON HANKS… #721. Billy Wilson… #722. Rich Jackson… #723. Terrell Davis… 

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
1991 23 SFO LCB 36 13 8 1 0 2 0 0 37 0 5
1992 24 SFO ss 36 16 5 2 5 0 4 0 64 0 5
1993 25 SFO FS 36 16 14 3 104 1 67 0 0 0 1 0 0 67 0 6
1994* 26 SFO FS 36 16 16 7 93 0 38 0 0 1 2 0 0 0.5 65 7 10
1995*+ 27 SFO FS 36 16 16 5 31 0 23 0 0 0 2 69 1 54 9 11
1996* 28 SFO FS 36 16 16 4 7 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 54 9 12
1997* 29 SFO FS 36 16 16 6 103 1 55 0 0 0 2 38 1 50 10 12
1998 30 SFO FS 36 16 16 4 37 0 37 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.5 42 6 7
1999 31 SEA cb 36 12 1 2 30 1 23 0 2.0 12 5 2
Career 137 108 33 410 3 67 0 3 1 10 107 2 3.0 445 46 70
8 yrs SFO 125 107 31 380 2 67 0 3 1 10 107 2 1.0 433 41 68
1 yr SEA 12 1 2 30 1 23 0 2.0 12 5 2

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
1992 24 SFO SS 2 0
1993 25 SFO FS 2 2
1994 ❍ 26 SFO FS 3 3 1 31 0 31 0
1995*+ 27 SFO FS 1 1
1996* 28 SFO FS 2 2
1997* 29 SFO FS 2 2
1998 30 SFO FS 2 2
Career 14 12 1 31 0 31 0

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
1992 24 SFO ss 36 16 5 1 48 1 48 48.0 48
1995*+ 27 SFO FS 36 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 137 108 2 48 1 48 24.0 48
8 yrs SFO 125 107 2 48 1 48 24.0 48
1 yr SEA 12 1 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
1992 24 SFO ss 36 16 5 1 1 6
1993 25 SFO FS 36 16 14 1 1 6
1995*+ 27 SFO FS 36 16 16 1 1 6
1997* 29 SFO FS 36 16 16 1 1 2 12
1999 31 SEA cb 36 12 1 1 1 6
Career 137 108 1 2 3 6 36
8 yrs SFO 125 107 1 2 2 5 30
1 yr SEA 12 1 1 1 6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams