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Yale Lary

Robert Yale Lary Jr.

Position: DB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 185 lbs.

Born: November 24, 1930 in Fort Worth, TX
High School: North Side
College: Texas A&M   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 3rd round (34th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 65 (708th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1979, finalist in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 20, 2014 9:25AM
All-Time Rank: #135. Rickey Jackson… #136. Emmitt Smith… #137. Drew Bledsoe… #138. YALE LARY… #139. Ken Anderson… #140. Ken Riley… #141. Daryle Lamonica… 

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 AV
1952 22 DET PR/RDH 28 12 5 181 43 0 36.2
1953* 23 DET PR/RS 28 11 28 1112 61 0 39.7
1956*+ 26 DET P/PR/RS 28 12 42 1698 41 0 40.4
1957* 27 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 54 2156 66 0 39.9
1958*+ 28 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 59 2524 62 1 42.8
1959* 29 DET LS/P/PR 28 10 45 2121 67 0 47.1
1960* 30 DET P/RS 28 12 64 2802 63 2 43.8 12
1961* 31 DET P/RS 28 14 52 2519 71 0 48.4 13
1962*+ 32 DET P/RS 28 14 52 2354 68 1 45.3 20
1963 33 DET P/RS 28 10 35 1713 73 0 48.9 13
1964* 34 DET P/RS 28 14 67 3099 73 0 46.3 13
Career 133 503 22279 73 4 44.3 71

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
1952 22 DET PR/RDH 28 12 4 61 0 53 0 0 0 1 0 0
1953* 23 DET PR/RS 28 11 5 98 0 32 0 0 1 0 0 0
1956*+ 26 DET P/PR/RS 28 12 8 182 1 73 0 0 0 1 0 0
1957* 27 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 2 64 0 63 0 0 2 3 0 0
1958*+ 28 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 3 70 0 31 0 0 3 1 0 0
1959* 29 DET LS/P/PR 28 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 38 1
1960* 30 DET P/RS 28 12 3 44 0 22 0
1961* 31 DET P/RS 28 14 6 95 0 42 0
1962*+ 32 DET P/RS 28 14 8 51 0 32 0 0 0 3 38 0
1963 33 DET P/RS 28 10 2 21 1 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
1964* 34 DET P/RS 28 14 6 101 0 30 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career 133 50 787 2 73 0 0 8 13 76 1

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
1952 22 DET PR/RDH 28 12 16 182 1 58 11.4 12 303 0 41 25.3 485
1953* 23 DET PR/RS 28 11 13 115 1 74 8.8 6 116 0 33 19.3 252
1956*+ 26 DET P/PR/RS 28 12 22 70 0 38 3.2 4 76 0 29 19.0 156
1957* 27 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 25 139 0 36 5.6 171
1958*+ 28 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 27 196 1 71 7.3 198
1959* 29 DET LS/P/PR 28 10 21 43 0 12 2.0 61
1960* 30 DET P/RS 28 12 1 5 0 5 5.0 24
1961* 31 DET P/RS 28 14 1 8 0 8 8.0 22
Career 133 126 758 3 74 6.0 22 495 0 41 22.5 1406

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1953* 23 DET PR/RS 28 11 1 21 0 21 21.0 1.9 0.1 21 0 1
1956*+ 26 DET P/PR/RS 28 12 1 10 0 10 10.0 0.8 0.1 10 0 0
1957* 27 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 1 32 0 32 32.0 2.7 0.1 32 0 2
1958*+ 28 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 2 0 3
1959* 29 DET LS/P/PR 28 10 1 18 0 18 18.0 1.8 0.1 18 0 2
1960* 30 DET P/RS 28 12 1 19 0 19 19.0 1.6 0.1 19 0 0
1961* 31 DET P/RS 28 14 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.0 0.1 14 0 0
1963 33 DET P/RS 28 10 1 26 0 26 26.0 2.6 0.1 26 0 0
1964* 34 DET P/RS 28 14 2 11 0 9 5.5 0.8 0.1 11 0 0
Career 133 10 153 0 32 15.3 1.2 0.1 153 0 8

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1957* 27 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1958*+ 28 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1959* 29 DET LS/P/PR 28 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1962*+ 32 DET P/RS 28 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Career 133 0 4 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

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
1952 22 DET PR/RDH 28 12 1 1 6
1953* 23 DET PR/RS 28 11 1 1 6
1956*+ 26 DET P/PR/RS 28 12 1 1 6
1958*+ 28 DET LS/P/PR 28 12 1 1 6
1959* 29 DET LS/P/PR 28 10 1 1 6
1963 33 DET P/RS 28 10 1 1 6
Career 133 3 1 2 6 36

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams