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Jim Houston

James Edward Houston

Position: LB-DE
Height: 6-3    Weight: 240 lbs.

Born: November 3, 1937 in Massillon, OH
High School: Washington
College: Ohio St.   (school history)    (Houston college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (981st overall since 1950)

Relatives: Brother of Lin Houston and Walt Houston
4-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 9, 2016 11:25AM
All-Time Rank: #649. Frank Gore… #650. Muhsin Muhammad… #651. Russ Washington… #652. JIM HOUSTON… #653. Reggie Williams… #654. Gary Green… #655. Larry Brooks… 

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
1960 23 CLE 82 12 4
1961 24 CLE LDE 82 14 0 0 1 0 0 8
1962 25 CLE 82 14 3
1963 26 CLE LLB 82 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1964* 27 CLE LLB 82 14 2 86 1 44 0 7
1965* 28 CLE LLB 82 12 2 32 0 28 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
1966 29 CLE LLB 82 14 2 27 0 21 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
1967 30 CLE LLB 82 13 3 97 2 79 0 0 0 1 3 0 6
1968 31 CLE LLB 82 14 14 3 11 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1969* 32 CLE LLB 82 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1970* 33 CLE LLB 82 14 14 1 25 0 25 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
1971 34 CLE LLB 82 14 11 0 0 1 0 0 4
1972 35 CLE 82 14 3 3
Career 177 56 14 278 3 79 0 0 0 11 3 0 78

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
1964 ❍ 27 CLE LLB 1 1
1965* 28 CLE LLB 1 1
1967 30 CLE LLB 1 1
1968 31 CLE LLB 2 2
1969* 32 CLE LLB 2 2 1 35 0 35 0
1971 34 CLE MLB 1 1
1972 35 CLE LB 1 0
Career 9 8 1 35 0 35 0

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Scoring Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM Lng FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1966 29 CLE LLB 82 14 1 1 100.0%
Career 177 1 1 100.0%

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
1968 31 CLE LLB 82 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
1971 34 CLE LLB 82 14 11 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
Career 177 56 2 21 0 21 10.5 34

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1966 29 CLE LLB 82 14 1 10 10.0 1 10 0.1 0.7 10 1 0
Career 177 1 10 10.0 1 10 0.0 0.1 10 1 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1964* 27 CLE LLB 82 14 1 1 6
1966 29 CLE LLB 82 14 1 1 1 1 7
1967 30 CLE LLB 82 13 2 2 12
Career 177 1 3 4 1 1 25

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams