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Ray Mathews

Raymond Dyral Mathews

Position: HB-E
Height: 6-0    Weight: 185 lbs.

Born: February 26, 1929 in Dayton, PA
High School: McKeesport
College: Clemson   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 7th round (81st overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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All-Time Rank: #1189. Derrick Deese… #1190. Greg Biekert… #1191. Clendon Thomas… #1192. RAY MATHEWS… #1193. Ken Konz… #1194. Eddie LeBaron… #1195. Ernie Wright… 

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
1951 22 PIT KR 44 12 21 37 0 15 1.8 3.1 1.8 37 0 3
1952* 23 PIT LH/PR 25 12 66 315 0 36 4.8 26.3 5.5 33 543 16.5 5 50 2.8 45.3 858 5 6
1953 24 PIT LH/LS 25 12 65 260 2 31 4.0 21.7 5.4 27 346 12.8 4 77 2.3 28.8 606 6 5
1954 25 PIT LH 25 12 80 242 2 24 3.0 20.2 6.7 44 652 14.8 6 78 3.7 54.3 894 8 5
1955* 26 PIT LH 25 12 57 187 1 23 3.3 15.6 4.8 42 762 18.1 6 61 3.5 63.5 949 7 1
1956 27 PIT RE 25 12 3 -11 0 2 -3.7 -0.9 0.3 31 540 17.4 5 64 2.6 45.0 529 5 0
1957 28 PIT RE 25 12 3 -1 0 6 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 15 369 24.6 4 64 1.3 30.8 368 4 3
1958 29 PIT LH 25 12 4 24 0 14 6.0 2.0 0.3 25 525 21.0 4 65 2.1 43.8 549 4 0
1959 30 PIT LH 25 12 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 13 182 14.0 0 56 1.1 15.2 186 0 0
1960 31 DAL 25 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 44 14.7 0 20 0.5 7.3 44 0 0 0
Career 114 300 1057 5 36 3.5 9.3 2.6 233 3963 17.0 34 78 2.0 34.8 5020 39 23 0
9 yrs PIT 108 0 300 1057 5 36 3.5 9.8 2.8 230 3919 17.0 34 78 2.1 36.3 4976 39 23
1 yr DAL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 44 14.7 0 20 0.5 7.3 44 0 0 0

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
1951 22 PIT KR 44 12 15 231 1 68 15.4 13 327 0 40 25.2 595
1952* 23 PIT LH/PR 25 12 26 397 2 70 15.3 14 367 0 45 26.2 1622
1953 24 PIT LH/LS 25 12 16 128 0 54 8.0 10 261 0 44 26.1 995
1954 25 PIT LH 25 12 2 6 0 6 3.0 4 88 0 31 22.0 988
1956 27 PIT RE 25 12 1 26 0 26 26.0 555
1959 30 PIT LH 25 12 2 17 0 15 8.5 203
Career 114 61 779 3 70 12.8 42 1069 0 45 25.5 6868

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
1951 22 PIT KR 44 12 15 31 48.4 208 2 6.5 0 0.0 39 6.7 8.0 13.9 17.3 91.9 0 0
1952* 23 PIT LH/PR 25 12 3 13 23.1 104 0 0.0 1 7.7 69 8.0 4.5 34.7 8.7 28.4 0 0
1953 24 PIT LH/LS 25 12 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1954 25 PIT LH 25 12 0 4 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 -11.3 0.0 0.0 0 0
1959 30 PIT LH 25 12 1 1 100.0 38 0 0.0 0 0.0 38 38.0 38.0 38.0 3.2 118.7 0 0
Career 114 19 51 37.3 350 2 3.9 2 3.9 69 6.9 5.9 18.4 3.1 58.5 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.

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
1951 22 PIT KR 44 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
1952* 23 PIT LH/PR 25 12 0 6 3 0 0
1953 24 PIT LH/LS 25 12 1 17 0 17 0 0 5 3 1 1 1
1954 25 PIT LH 25 12 0 5 0 0 0
1955* 26 PIT LH 25 12 0 1 0 0 0
1957 28 PIT RE 25 12 0 3 0 0 0
1959 30 PIT LH 25 12 0 0 1 0 0
Career 114 2 17 0 17 0 0 23 9 1 1 1

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
1952* 23 PIT LH/PR 25 12 1 1 100.0%
Career 114 1 1 100.0%

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
1951 22 PIT KR 44 12 1 1 6
1952* 23 PIT LH/PR 25 12 5 2 7 1 43
1953 24 PIT LH/LS 25 12 2 4 1 7 1 44
1954 25 PIT LH 25 12 2 6 8 48
1955* 26 PIT LH 25 12 1 6 7 42
1956 27 PIT RE 25 12 5 5 30
1957 28 PIT RE 25 12 4 4 24
1958 29 PIT LH 25 12 4 4 24
Career 114 5 34 3 1 43 1 1 261

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

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