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Tuffy Leemans

Alphonse Emil Leemans

Position: FB-TB-DB-QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: November 12, 1912 in Superior, WI
Died: January 19, 1979 in Hillsboro Beach, FL
High School: Central
College: Oregon, George Washington   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 2nd round (18th overall) of the 1936 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1978, finalist in 1970


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 AV
1936 24 NYG FB 12 4 206 830 2 0 4.0 69.2 17.2 4 22 5.5 0 8 0.3 1.8 852 2 0
1937 25 NYG FB 9 8 144 429 0 0 3.0 47.7 16.0 11 157 14.3 1 18 1.2 17.4 586 1 0
1938* 26 NYG FB 10 3 121 463 4 75 3.8 46.3 12.1 4 68 17.0 0 45 0.4 6.8 531 4 0
1939+ 27 NYG FB 10 2 128 429 3 0 3.4 42.9 12.8 8 185 23.1 2 50 0.8 18.5 614 5 0
1940 28 NYG FB 10 2 132 474 1 0 3.6 47.4 13.2 474 1 0
1941* 29 NYG PR/TB 11 11 100 332 4 26 3.3 30.2 9.1 332 4 0
1942 30 NYG TB 8 6 51 116 3 16 2.3 14.5 6.4 1 -10 -10.0 0 -10 0.1 -1.3 106 3 0
1943 31 NYG TB 10 1 37 59 0 13 1.6 5.9 3.7 59 0 0
Career 80 37 919 3132 17 75 3.4 39.2 11.5 28 422 15.1 3 50 0.4 5.3 3554 20 0

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
1936 24 NYG FB 12 4 13 42 31.0 258 3 7.1 6 14.3 0 6.1 1.1 19.8 21.5 37.7 0 0
1937 25 NYG FB 9 8 5 20 25.0 64 1 5.0 1 5.0 0 3.2 2.0 12.8 7.1 36.2 0 0
1938* 26 NYG FB 10 3 19 42 45.2 249 3 7.1 6 14.3 0 5.9 0.9 13.1 24.9 48.7
1939+ 27 NYG FB 10 2 12 26 46.2 198 0 0.0 2 7.7 0 7.6 4.2 16.5 19.8 40.2
1940 28 NYG FB 10 2 15 31 48.4 159 2 6.5 3 9.7 0 5.1 2.1 10.6 15.9 45.7 0 0
1941* 29 NYG PR/TB 11 11 31 66 47.0 475 4 6.1 5 7.6 44 7.2 5.0 15.3 43.2 59.8
1942 30 NYG TB 8 6 35 69 50.7 555 7 10.1 4 5.8 50 8.0 7.5 15.9 69.4 87.5 0 0
1943 31 NYG TB 10 1 37 87 42.5 360 5 5.7 5 5.7 28 4.1 2.7 9.7 36.0 50.0
Career 80 37 167 383 43.6 2318 25 6.5 32 8.4 50 6.1 3.6 13.9 29.0 50.6 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.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1941* 29 NYG PR/TB 11 11 66 114 116 106 111 116 114
1942 30 NYG TB 8 6 69 116 123 117 123 132 126
1943 31 NYG TB 10 1 87 78 99 96 100 125 104
Career 80 37 383

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
1941* 29 NYG PR/TB 11 11 14 170 0 18 12.1 3 48 0 0 16.0 550
1942 30 NYG TB 8 6 2 26 0 15 13.0 132
1943 31 NYG TB 10 1 3 66 0 34 22.0 2 29 0 15 14.5 154
Career 80 37 19 262 0 34 13.8 5 77 0 15 15.4 3893

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
1940 28 NYG FB 10 2 1 0 0 0 0
1941* 29 NYG PR/TB 11 11 3 35 0 26 0
Career 80 37 4 35 0 26 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
1936 24 NYG FB 12 4 2 2 12
1937 25 NYG FB 9 8 1 1 6
1938* 26 NYG FB 10 3 4 4 24
1939+ 27 NYG FB 10 2 3 2 5 30
1940 28 NYG FB 10 2 1 1 6
1941* 29 NYG PR/TB 11 11 4 4 24
1942 30 NYG TB 8 6 3 3 18
Career 80 37 17 3 20 120

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams