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Elroy Hirsch

Elroy Leon Hirsch (Crazy Legs)

Position: E-HB-DE
Height: 6-2    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: June 17, 1923 in Wausau, WI
Died: January 28, 2004 in Madison, WI
High School: Wausau
College: Wisconsin, Michigan   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Rams in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1945 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1968

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 19, 2014 11:25AM
All-Time Rank: #120. Jake Scott… #121. Brian Sipe… #122. Ken Anderson… #123. ELROY HIRSCH… #124. Warren Moon… #125. Ty Law… #126. Kellen Winslow… 

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
1946 23 CHR HB/KR/PR 14 12 27 347 12.9 3 68 1.9 24.8 87 226 1 0 2.6 16.1 6.2 573 4 0
1947 24 CHR lh 5 4 10 282 28.2 3 76 2.0 56.4 23 51 1 0 2.2 10.2 4.6 333 4 0
1948 25 CHR e 5 3 7 101 14.4 1 0 1.4 20.2 23 93 0 0 4.0 18.6 4.6 194 1 0
1949 26 RAM e 12 3 22 326 14.8 4 48 1.8 27.2 68 287 1 51 4.2 23.9 5.7 613 5 4
1950 27 RAM RE 40 12 42 687 16.4 7 58 3.5 57.3 2 19 0 15 9.5 1.6 0.2 706 7 0
1951*+ 28 RAM RE 40 12 66 1495 22.7 17 91 5.5 124.6 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 1498 17 0
1952* 29 RAM RE 40 10 25 590 23.6 4 84 2.5 59.0 590 4 0
1953*+ 30 RAM LE 40 12 61 941 15.4 4 70 5.1 78.4 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.5 0.1 935 4 2
1954 31 RAM RH 40 12 35 720 20.6 3 66 2.9 60.0 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.5 0.1 726 3 1
1955 32 RAM RH 40 9 25 460 18.4 2 72 2.8 51.1 460 2 0
1956 33 RAM LE 40 12 35 603 17.2 6 76 2.9 50.3 603 6 0
1957 34 RAM LE 40 12 32 477 14.9 6 45 2.7 39.8 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.7 0.1 485 6 0
Career 127 22 387 7029 18.2 60 91 3.0 55.3 207 687 3 51 3.3 5.4 1.6 7716 63 7
9 yrs RAM 103 3 343 6299 18.4 53 91 3.3 61.2 74 317 1 51 4.3 3.1 0.7 6616 54 7
3 yrs CHR 24 19 44 730 16.6 7 76 1.8 30.4 133 370 2 0 2.8 15.4 5.5 1100 9 0

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
1946 23 CHR HB/KR/PR 14 12 6 97 0 0 0
1948 25 CHR e 5 3 2 59 0 0 0
1949 26 RAM e 12 3 2 55 0 32 0 0 4 0 0 0
1950 27 RAM RE 40 12 4 28 0 23 0
1951*+ 28 RAM RE 40 12 0 0 1 3 0
1953*+ 30 RAM LE 40 12 0 2 1 0 0
1954 31 RAM RH 40 12 1 12 0 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
Career 127 22 15 251 0 32 0 0 7 2 3 0
9 yrs RAM 103 3 7 95 0 32 0 0 7 2 3 0
3 yrs CHR 24 19 8 156 0 0 0

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
1946 23 CHR HB/KR/PR 14 12 17 235 1 0 13.8 14 384 1 88 27.4 1192
1947 24 CHR lh 5 4 2 24 0 0 12.0 6 172 0 0 28.7 529
1948 25 CHR e 5 3 2 27 0 0 13.5 1 10 0 10 10.0 231
Career 127 22 21 286 1 0 13.6 21 566 1 88 27.0 8568

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
1946 23 CHR HB/KR/PR 14 12 12 20 60.0 156 1 5.0 2 10.0 0 7.8 4.3 13.0 11.1 61.7 0 0
1947 24 CHR lh 5 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1950 27 RAM RE 40 12 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Career 127 22 12 22 54.5 156 1 4.5 2 9.1 0 7.1 3.9 13.0 1.2 54.4 0 0
9 yrs RAM 103 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
3 yrs CHR 24 19 12 21 57.1 156 1 4.8 2 9.5 0 7.4 4.1 13.0 6.5 56.9 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.

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT 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
1946 23 CHR HB/KR/PR 14 12 1 0.0%
1950 27 RAM RE 40 12 5 5 100.0%
1951*+ 28 RAM RE 40 12 1 0.0%
1953*+ 30 RAM LE 40 12 5 4 80.0%
Career 127 22 12 9 75.0%
9 yrs RAM 103 3 11 9 81.8%
3 yrs CHR 24 19 1 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
1946 23 CHR HB/KR/PR 14 12 1 3 1 1 6 36
1947 24 CHR lh 5 4 1 3 4 24
1948 25 CHR e 5 3 1 1 6
1949 26 RAM e 12 3 1 4 1 6 36
1950 27 RAM RE 40 12 7 7 5 47
1951*+ 28 RAM RE 40 12 17 17 102
1952* 29 RAM RE 40 10 4 4 24
1953*+ 30 RAM LE 40 12 4 4 4 28
1954 31 RAM RH 40 12 3 3 18
1955 32 RAM RH 40 9 2 2 12
1956 33 RAM LE 40 12 6 6 36
1957 34 RAM LE 40 12 6 6 36
Career 127 22 3 60 1 1 1 66 9 405
9 yrs RAM 103 3 1 53 1 55 9 339
3 yrs CHR 24 19 2 7 1 1 11 66
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4 Tim George, Ray Jarvis, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Sanjay Beach, Ray Alexander, Warren Wells, Terry Greer, Ron Holliday, Bryan Gilmore, Devard Darling
5 Mario Manningham, Jeremy Maclin, Pierre Garcon, Earl Bennett, Lowell Perry, Bob Jewett, Chris Jones, Mike Sims-Walker, Billy Davis, Sylvester Morris
6 DeSean Jackson, Richard Johnson, Jimmy Smith, Sidney Rice, Willie Richardson, Steve Smith, Patrick Jeffers, Anthony Gonzalez, Fran Polsfoot, Bob Boyd
7 Willie Richardson, Yancey Thigpen, Brandon Marshall, Charlie Brown, Jimmy Smith, Greg Jennings, Warren Wells, Robert Brooks, Roddy White, Harlon Hill
8 Devin Hester, Jimmy Smith, Wes Welker, Vincent Jackson, Marques Colston, Joe Horn, Greg Jennings, Roddy White, Harlon Hill, Raymond Berry*
9 Wes Welker, Devin Hester, Jimmy Smith, Roddy White, George Sauer, Larry Fitzgerald, Harlon Hill, Yancey Thigpen, Vincent Jackson, Eddie Brown
10 George Sauer, Larry Fitzgerald, Eddie Brown, John Jefferson, Steve Smith, Harlon Hill, Antonio Freeman, Lee Evans, Gordie Soltau, Pete Brewster
11 Eddie Brown, Steve Smith, Antonio Freeman, John Jefferson, Andre Johnson, Gordie Soltau, Otis Taylor, John Taylor, Ed McCaffrey, Harlon Hill
12 Steve Smith, Otis Taylor, Antonio Freeman, Santana Moss, Eddie Brown, Gordie Soltau, John Taylor, Wes Chandler, Harlon Hill, Pete Brewster
Career Eddie Brown, Steve Smith, Antonio Freeman, Andre Johnson, Gordie Soltau, Otis Taylor, Harlon Hill, Sterling Sharpe, John Jefferson, Larry Fitzgerald

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams