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Alex Karras

Alexander George Karras (The Mad Duck)

Position: DT
Height: 6-2    Weight: 248 lbs.

Born: July 15, 1935 in Gary, IN
Died: October 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Emerson
College: Iowa   (school history)    (Karras college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 88 (243rd overall since 1950)

Relatives: Brother of Lou Karras and Ted Karras and Uncle of Ted Karras
4-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #74. Frank Gifford… #75. L.C. Greenwood… #76. Johnny Unitas… #77. ALEX KARRAS… #78. Curley Culp… #79. Jack Ham… #80. Art Donovan… 

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
1958 23 DET LDT 71 12 0 0 1 3 0
1959 24 DET LDT 71 12 0 0 1 0 0
1960*+ 25 DET LDT 71 12 13
1961*+ 26 DET LDT 71 14 0 0 2 0 0 13
1962* 27 DET LDT 71 14 1 28 0 28 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 13
1964 29 DET LDT 71 14 2 7 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
1965*+ 30 DET LDT 71 14 13
1966 31 DET LDT 71 14 0 0 4 0 0 10
1967 32 DET LDT 71 14 0 0 2 0 0 12
1968 33 DET LDT 71 14 7
1969 34 DET LDT 71 14 14 1 22 0 22 0 0 0 2 0 0 10
1970 35 DET LDT 71 13 12 0 0 2 0 0 8
Career 161 26 4 57 0 28 0 0 0 16 3 0 1 110

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
1958 23 DET LDT 71 12 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
Career 161 1 16 0 16 16.0 16

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
1962* 27 DET LDT 71 14 1 2
Career 161 1 2

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams