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Bob Matheson

Robert Edward Matheson

Position: LB
Height: 6-4    Weight: 238 lbs.

Born: November 25, 1944 in Boone, NC
Died: September 5, 1994 in Durham, NC
High School: Appalachian
College: Duke   (school history)    (Matheson college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (18th overall) of the 1967 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 43 (1913th overall since 1950)

56 53

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

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
1967 23 CLE 56 14 1 0 0 0 0 4
1968 24 CLE MLB 56 14 2 44 0 30 0 0 0 4 0 0 7
1969 25 CLE 56 14 3
1970 26 CLE 56 13 3 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
1971 27 MIA lb 53 14 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
1972 28 MIA lb 53 14 1 2
1973 29 MIA lb 53 14 2 2
1974 30 MIA LLB 53 14 8 1 10 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
1975 31 MIA RLB 53 14 13 3 32 0 22 0 9
1976 32 MIA RLB 53 13 11 2 34 0 34 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
1977 33 MIA RILB 53 14 9 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
1978 34 MIA lb 53 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 2
1979 35 MIA lb 53 16 3 1 28 0 28 0 3
Career 180 54 12 166 0 34 0 0 1 10 0 0 54
9 yrs MIA 125 51 8 111 0 34 0 0 1 5 0 0 36
4 yrs CLE 55 3 4 55 0 30 0 0 0 5 0 0 18

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
1969 25 CLE 56 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
1970 26 CLE 56 13 3 2 21 0 14 10.5 21
1971 27 MIA lb 53 14 1 3 32 0 16 10.7 32
1972 28 MIA lb 53 14 1 2 34 0 17 17.0 34
1974 30 MIA LLB 53 14 8 5 65 0 25 13.0 65
Career 180 54 13 152 0 25 11.7 152
9 yrs MIA 125 51 10 131 0 25 13.1 131
4 yrs CLE 55 3 3 21 0 14 7.0 21
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8 Chris Singleton, Ron Rivera, David Howard, Monte Coleman, Wahoo McDaniel, Dwight Hollier, Henry Rolling, Ryan Nece, Loren Toews, Scott Radecic
9 Michael Jackson, Ron Rivera, Corey Miller, Fred Strickland, Jeff Posey, Bill Laskey, Danny Clark, John Garlington, David Howard, Darion Conner
10 Bill Laskey, Danny Clark, Joe Kelly, Michael Jackson, Corey Miller, Scott Radecic, Rich Milot, Fred Strickland, Cliff Odom, Jimmy Williams
11 Joe Kelly, Greg Buttle, Lonnie Marts, Danny Clark, John Grimsley, Billy Ray Smith, Whitney Paul, Fred Strickland, Brian Simmons, Rich Milot
12 Joe Kelly, Cliff Odom, Jimmy Williams, Barry Krauss, Jim Martin, Greg Buttle, Lonnie Marts, Danny Clark, Cliff Livingston, John Grimsley
13 Joe Kelly, Jimmy Williams, Jim Martin, Cliff Odom, Barry Krauss, Lonnie Marts, Greg Buttle, Danny Clark, John Grimsley, Billy Ray Smith
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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