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Sam Huff

Robert Lee Huff

Position: LB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: October 4, 1934 in Edna Gas, WV
High School: Farmington
College: West Virginia   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 3rd round (30th overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 62 (802nd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1982, finalist in 1977, 1978

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All-Time Rank: #78. Tom Mack… #79. Rickey Jackson… #80. Tony Gonzalez… #81. SAM HUFF… #82. Derrick Brooks… #83. Andy Robustelli… #84. Joe DeLamielleure… 

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 AV
1956 22 NYG MLB 70 12 3 49 0 27 0 0 0 2 0 0
1957 23 NYG MLB 70 12 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 3 0
1958*+ 24 NYG MLB 70 12 2 23 0 15 0 0 0 1 0 0
1959*+ 25 NYG MLB 70 12 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 4 5 1
1960* 26 NYG MLB 70 12 3 45 0 17 0 11
1961* 27 NYG MLB 70 14 3 13 0 13 0 0 0 2 12 1 13
1962 28 NYG MLB 70 14 1 4 0 4 0 7
1963 29 NYG MLB 70 14 4 47 1 36 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
1964* 30 WAS MLB 70 14 4 34 0 14 0 10
1965 31 WAS MLB 70 14 2 49 0 39 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1966 32 WAS MLB 70 14 1 17 0 17 0 0 0 4 0 0 6
1967 33 WAS MLB 70 10 2 8 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1969 35 WAS MLB 70 14 3 65 1 32 0 5
Career 168 30 381 2 39 0 0 0 17 20 2 74
8 yrs NYG 102 0 18 208 1 36 0 0 0 11 20 2 40
5 yrs WAS 66 0 12 173 1 39 0 0 0 6 0 0 34

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
1957 23 NYG MLB 70 12 1 1 6
1959*+ 25 NYG MLB 70 12 1 1 6
1961* 27 NYG MLB 70 14 1 1 6
1963 29 NYG MLB 70 14 1 1 6
1969 35 WAS MLB 70 14 1 1 6
Career 168 2 2 1 5 30
8 yrs NYG 102 0 2 1 1 4 24
5 yrs WAS 66 0 1 1 6

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams