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Deacon Jones

David D. Jones

Position: DE
Height: 6-5    Weight: 272 lbs.

Born: December 9, 1938 in Eatonville, FL
Died: June 3, 2013 in Anaheim Hills, CA
High School: Hungerford
College: South Carolina St., Miss. Valley St.
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 14th round (186th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 90 (210th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1980

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 20, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #40. Andre Reed… #41. Roger Staubach… #42. Merlin Olsen… #43. DEACON JONES… #44. Lance Alworth… #45. Y.A. Tittle… #46. Jackie Slater… 

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
1961 23 RAM LDE 75 14 0 0 3 10 0 6
1962 24 RAM LDE 75 14 0 0 1 0 0 6
1963 25 RAM LDE 75 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1964* 26 RAM LDE 75 14 0 0 3 0 0 9
1965*+ 27 RAM LDE 75 14 1 9
1966*+ 28 RAM LDE 75 14 1 50 0 50 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
1967*+ 29 RAM LDE 75 14 0 0 1 0 0 1 14
1968*+ 30 RAM LDE 75 14 14 14
1969*+ 31 RAM LDE 75 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 11
1970* 32 RAM LDE 75 14 13 0 0 1 0 0 10
1971 33 RAM LDE 75 11 10 5
1972* 34 SDG LDE 75 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 6
1973 35 SDG LDE 75 12 12 0 0 1 0 0 5
1974 36 WAS de 75 14 1 2
Career 191 78 2 50 0 50 0 0 0 15 10 0 2 118
11 yrs RAM 151 51 2 50 0 50 0 0 0 12 10 0 2 105
2 yrs SDG 26 26 0 0 3 0 0 11

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
1961 23 RAM LDE 75 14 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
1962 24 RAM LDE 75 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 191 2 12 0 12 6.0 12

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
1974 36 WAS de 75 14 1 1 1 100.0%
Career 191 78 1 1 100.0%

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
1965*+ 27 RAM LDE 75 14 1 2
1967*+ 29 RAM LDE 75 14 1 2
1974 36 WAS de 75 14 1 1 1
Career 191 78 1 2 5
11 yrs RAM 151 51 2 4
1 yr WAS 14 1 1 1
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Dan Wilkinson, John Meyers, Marty Lyons, Jim Harris, Daryl Gardener, Luther Elliss, Darnell Dockett, Don Brumm, Jamaal Anderson, LaVerne Torczon
4 Jerry Sherk, Tamba Hali, Daryl Gardener, Carl Eller*, Chuck McMurtry, Charlie Krueger, Darnell Dockett, Dexter Manley, Shaun Ellis, George Andrie
5 Carl Eller*, Ray Childress, Manny Fernandez, Dan Hampton*, George Andrie, Merlin Olsen*, Aaron Kampman, Shaun Rogers, Bob Baumhower, Dwight White
6 Ray Childress, John Henderson, Stan Jones*, Merlin Olsen*, Dexter Manley, Dwight Freeney, Buck Buchanan*, Chris Doleman*, Bob Baumhower, Bob Lilly*
7 Merlin Olsen*, Stan Jones*, Ray Childress, Tom Sestak, Rickey Jackson*, Dan Hampton*, Joe Greene*, Larry Eisenhauer, Buck Buchanan*, Jason Taylor
8 Merlin Olsen*, Rickey Jackson*, Ray Childress, Buck Buchanan*, Dan Hampton*, Chris Doleman*, Stan Jones*, Richard Seymour, Bob Lilly*, Andy Robustelli*
9 Rickey Jackson*, Buck Buchanan*, Dan Hampton*, Willie Davis*, Merlin Olsen*, Chris Doleman*, Andy Robustelli*, Vince Wilfork, Ray Childress, Jason Taylor
10 Rickey Jackson*, Dan Hampton*, Buck Buchanan*, Stan Jones*, Jason Taylor, Willie Davis*, Merlin Olsen*, Richard Seymour, Harvey Martin, Ray Childress
11 Richard Seymour, Dan Hampton*, Stan Jones*, Harvey Martin, Merlin Olsen*, Buck Buchanan*, Doug Atkins*, Willie Davis*, Jason Taylor, Chris Doleman*
12 Jason Taylor, Richard Seymour, Dan Hampton*, Doug Atkins*, Buck Buchanan*, Gino Marchetti*, Willie Davis*, Stan Jones*, Chris Doleman*, Warren Sapp*
13 Jason Taylor, Buck Buchanan*, Stan Jones*, Richard Seymour, Doug Atkins*, Dan Hampton*, Warren Sapp*, Gino Marchetti*, Willie Davis*, Chris Doleman*
14 Jason Taylor, Buck Buchanan*, Stan Jones*, Richard Seymour, Dan Hampton*, Warren Sapp*, Doug Atkins*, Gino Marchetti*, Ernie Stautner*, John Randle*
Career Jason Taylor, Dan Hampton*, Warren Sapp*, Willie Davis*, John Randle*, Howie Long*, Jack Youngblood*, Michael Strahan*, Gino Marchetti*, L.C. Greenwood

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams