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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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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #103. Dave Casper… #104. Brian Urlacher… #105. John Riggins… #106. SAM HUFF… #107. Jack Lambert… #108. Derrick Thomas… #109. Willie Brown… 

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
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Lofa Tatupu, Jon Beason, E.J. Holub, Jerry Robinson, Hugh Green, Chip Banks, Brian Urlacher, Sherrill Headrick, Zach Thomas, Joe Schmidt*
4 DeMarcus Ware, Mike Stratton, Chip Banks, Jon Beason, Dick Butkus*, Jack Ham*, Sherrill Headrick, Zach Thomas, Isiah Robertson, Lofa Tatupu
5 Mike Stratton, Ray Lewis, DeMarcus Ware, Jack Ham*, Dick Butkus*, Isiah Robertson, Nick Buoniconti*, Sherrill Headrick, Chip Banks, Willie Lanier*
6 Rickey Jackson*, Mike Stratton, Bobby Bell*, Nick Buoniconti*, Willie Lanier*, DeMarcus Ware, Derrick Brooks*, Joe Schmidt*, Brian Urlacher, Junior Seau
7 Rickey Jackson*, Mike Stratton, Derrick Brooks*, Bill George*, Bobby Bell*, Zach Thomas, Joey Porter, Willie Lanier*, Sherrill Headrick, Mike Singletary*
8 Rickey Jackson*, Zach Thomas, Randy Gradishar, Mike Stratton, Joe Schmidt*, Terrell Suggs, Bobby Bell*, Joey Porter, Nick Buoniconti*, Al Wilson
9 Rickey Jackson*, Randy Gradishar, Zach Thomas, Joe Schmidt*, Levon Kirkland, Nick Buoniconti*, Willie Lanier*, Bobby Bell*, Chris Spielman, Mike Stratton
10 Rickey Jackson*, Nick Buoniconti*, Zach Thomas, Levon Kirkland, Joe Schmidt*, Maxie Baughan, Seth Joyner, Randy Gradishar, Willie Lanier*, Joey Porter
11 Rickey Jackson*, Sam Mills, Levon Kirkland, Harry Carson*, Joe Schmidt*, Maxie Baughan, Seth Joyner, Karl Mecklenburg, Ray Nitschke*, Willie Lanier*
12 Sam Mills, Harry Carson*, Cornelius Bennett, Chris Hanburger*, Ray Nitschke*, Dave Robinson*, Bill Bergey, Seth Joyner, Karl Mecklenburg, Levon Kirkland
13 Harry Carson*, Cornelius Bennett, Sam Mills, Ted Hendricks*, Ray Nitschke*, Chris Hanburger*, Karl Mecklenburg, Lee Roy Jordan, Joe Schmidt*, Joey Porter
Career Sam Mills, Karl Mecklenburg, Kevin Greene, Willie Lanier*, Bobby Bell*, Ray Nitschke*, Zach Thomas, Chuck Howley, Isiah Robertson, Joe Fortunato

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams