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James Lofton

James David Lofton

Position: WR
Height: 6-3    Weight: 192 lbs.

Born: July 5, 1956 in Fort Ord, CA
High School: George Washington
College: Stanford   (school history)    (Lofton college stats)
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 101 (109th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2003, finalist in 2000, 2002

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #103. Joe DeLamielleure… #104. Roger Staubach… #105. Troy Polamalu… #106. JAMES LOFTON… #107. Chris Doleman… #108. Peyton Manning… #109. Jimmy Johnson… 

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1978* 22 GNB WR 80 16 16 46 818 17.8 6 58 2.9 51.1 3 13 0 15 4.3 0.8 0.2 831 6 2 8
1979 23 GNB WR 80 16 16 54 968 17.9 4 52 3.4 60.5 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 967 4 5 9
1980* 24 GNB WR 80 16 16 71 1226 17.3 4 47 4.4 76.6 1226 4 0 8
1981*+ 25 GNB WR 80 16 16 71 1294 18.2 8 75 4.4 80.9 1294 8 0 12
1982* 26 GNB WR 80 9 9 35 696 19.9 4 80 3.9 77.3 4 101 1 83 25.3 11.2 0.4 797 5 0 14
1983* 27 GNB WR 80 16 16 58 1300 22.4 8 74 3.6 81.3 9 36 0 13 4.0 2.3 0.6 1336 8 0 12
1984* 28 GNB WR 80 16 16 62 1361 22.0 7 79 3.9 85.1 10 82 0 26 8.2 5.1 0.6 1443 7 1 14
1985* 29 GNB WR 80 16 16 69 1153 16.7 4 56 4.3 72.1 4 14 0 21 3.5 0.9 0.3 1167 4 3 10
1986 30 GNB WR 80 15 15 64 840 13.1 4 36 4.3 56.0 840 4 3 6
1987 31 RAI WR 80 12 12 41 880 21.5 5 49 3.4 73.3 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 881 5 0 8
1988 32 RAI WR 80 16 16 28 549 19.6 0 57 1.8 34.3 549 0 0 5
1989 33 BUF wr 86 12 2 8 166 20.8 3 47 0.7 13.8 166 3 0 2
1990 34 BUF WR 80 16 14 35 712 20.3 4 71 2.2 44.5 712 4 0 9
1991* 35 BUF WR 80 15 15 57 1072 18.8 8 77 3.8 71.5 1072 8 2 13
1992 36 BUF WR 80 16 15 51 786 15.4 6 50 3.2 49.1 786 6 0 9
1993 37 2TM 10 2 14 183 13.1 0 32 1.4 18.3 183 0 0 1
PHI wr 80 9 2 13 167 12.8 0 32 1.4 18.6 167 0 0 1
RAM 22 1 0 1 16 16.0 0 16 1.0 16.0 16 0 0 0
Career 233 212 764 14004 18.3 75 80 3.3 60.1 32 246 1 83 7.7 1.1 0.1 14250 76 16 140
9 yrs GNB 136 136 530 9656 18.2 49 80 3.9 71.0 31 245 1 83 7.9 1.8 0.2 9901 50 14 93
4 yrs BUF 59 46 151 2736 18.1 21 77 2.6 46.4 2736 21 2 33
2 yrs RAI 28 28 69 1429 20.7 5 57 2.5 51.0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 1430 5 0 13
1 yr PHI 9 2 13 167 12.8 0 32 1.4 18.6 167 0 0 1
1 yr RAM 1 0 1 16 16.0 0 16 1.0 16.0 16 0 0 0

Playoffs Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1982* 26 GNB WR 2 2 8 161 20.1 2 50 4.0 80.5 2 58 1 71 29.0 29.0 1.0 219 3 0
1989 33 BUF WR 1 1 3 66 22.0 1 33 3.0 66.0 66 1 0
1990 34 BUF WR 3 3 13 323 24.8 3 61 4.3 107.7 323 3 0
1991* 35 BUF WR 3 3 11 137 12.5 1 18 3.7 45.7 1 -3 0 0 -3.0 -1.0 0.3 134 1 1
1992 36 BUF WR 4 4 6 72 12.0 1 18 1.5 18.0 72 1 0
Career 13 13 25 41 759 18.5 8 61 3.2 58.4 3 55 1 71 18.3 4.2 0.2 814 9 1
4 yrs BUF 11 11 25 33 598 18.1 6 61 3.0 54.4 1 -3 0 0 -3.0 -0.3 0.1 595 6 1
1 yr GNB 2 2 8 161 20.1 2 50 4.0 80.5 2 58 1 71 29.0 29.0 1.0 219 3 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
1978* 22 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1979 23 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1982* 26 GNB WR 80 9 9 1 1 100.0 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 43 43.0 43.0 43.0 4.8 118.7 0 0 43.00 43.00 0.0
1986 30 GNB WR 80 15 15 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Career 233 212 1 5 20.0 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 43 8.6 8.6 43.0 0.2 62.9 0 0 8.60 8.60 0.0
9 yrs GNB 136 136 1 5 20.0 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 43 8.6 8.6 43.0 0.3 62.9 0 0 8.60 8.60 0.0
4 yrs BUF 59 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2 yrs RAI 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 yr PHI 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 yr RAM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

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
1978* 22 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
1979 23 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 5 0 0 0
1981*+ 25 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
1984* 28 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
1985* 29 GNB WR 80 16 16 0 3 0 0 0
1986 30 GNB WR 80 15 15 0 3 2 8 0
1988 32 RAI WR 80 16 16 0 0 1 19 0
1990 34 BUF WR 80 16 14 0 0 1 0 0
1991* 35 BUF WR 80 15 15 0 2 1 0 0
Career 233 212 0 16 6 27 0
9 yrs GNB 136 136 0 14 3 8 0
4 yrs BUF 59 46 0 2 2 0 0
2 yrs RAI 28 28 0 0 1 19 0
1 yr PHI 9 2
1 yr RAM 1 0

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
1978* 22 GNB WR 80 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 831
Career 233 212 1 0 0 0 0.0 14277
9 yrs GNB 136 136 1 0 0 0 0.0 9909
4 yrs BUF 59 46 2736
2 yrs RAI 28 28 1449
1 yr PHI 9 2 167
1 yr RAM 1 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
1978* 22 GNB WR 80 16 16 6 6 36
1979 23 GNB WR 80 16 16 4 4 24
1980* 24 GNB WR 80 16 16 4 4 24
1981*+ 25 GNB WR 80 16 16 8 8 48
1982* 26 GNB WR 80 9 9 1 4 5 30
1983* 27 GNB WR 80 16 16 8 8 48
1984* 28 GNB WR 80 16 16 7 7 42
1985* 29 GNB WR 80 16 16 4 4 24
1986 30 GNB WR 80 15 15 4 4 24
1987 31 RAI WR 80 12 12 5 5 30
1989 33 BUF wr 86 12 2 3 3 18
1990 34 BUF WR 80 16 14 4 4 24
1991* 35 BUF WR 80 15 15 8 8 48
1992 36 BUF WR 80 16 15 6 6 36
Career 233 212 1 75 76 456
9 yrs GNB 136 136 1 49 50 300
4 yrs BUF 59 46 21 21 126
2 yrs RAI 28 28 5 5 30
1 yr PHI 9 2 0
1 yr RAM 1 0 0

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1982* 26 GNB WR 2 2 1 2 3 18
1989 33 BUF WR 1 1 1 1 6
1990 34 BUF WR 2 2 3 3 18
1991* 35 BUF WR 1 1 1 1 6
1992 36 BUF WR 1 1 1 1 6
Career 13 13 1 8 9 54
4 yrs BUF 11 11 6 6 36
1 yr GNB 2 2 1 2 3 18

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1978 22 16 WR 119 35 12 33
1979 23 16 WR 121 21 21 56
1980 24 16 WR 147 46 4 22
1981 25 16 WR 177 80 4 17
1982 26 9 WR 111 103 4 12
1983 27 16 WR 182 93 4 13
1984 28 16 WR 186 84 5 14
1985 29 16 WR 141 32 12 40
1986 30 15 WR 108 6 28 69
1987 31 12 WR 118 38 14 36
1988 32 16 WR 55 64
1989 33 12 WR 35 87
1990 34 16 WR 95 38
1991 35 15 WR 155 51 9 22
1992 36 16 WR 115 22 18 49
1993 37 10 WR 18 94
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