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Ollie Matson

Ollie Genoa Matson

Position: RB-FL
Height: 6-2    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: May 1, 1930 in Trinity, TX
Died: February 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: George Washington
College: San Francisco   (school history)    (Matson college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 17 (5236th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1972

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 11, 2014 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #226. Eddie Meador… #227. Gino Cappelletti… #228. Leslie O'Neal… #229. OLLIE MATSON… #230. Bruce Matthews… #231. Antonio Gates… #232. Bubba Smith… 

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
1952*+ 22 CRD FB/KR 33 12 96 344 3 25 3.6 28.7 8.0 11 187 17.0 3 47 0.9 15.6 531 6 8
1954*+ 24 CRD LH 33 10 101 506 4 79 5.0 50.6 10.1 34 611 18.0 3 70 3.4 61.1 1117 7 7
1955*+ 25 CRD KR/LH 33 12 109 475 1 54 4.4 39.6 9.1 17 237 13.9 2 70 1.4 19.8 712 3 7
1956*+ 26 CRD KR/LH 33 12 192 924 5 79 4.8 77.0 16.0 15 199 13.3 2 45 1.3 16.6 1123 7 6
1957*+ 27 CRD LH 33 12 134 577 6 56 4.3 48.1 11.2 20 451 22.6 3 75 1.7 37.6 1028 9 6
1958* 28 CRD LH 33 12 129 505 5 55 3.9 42.1 10.8 33 465 14.1 3 59 2.8 38.8 970 8 10
1959 29 RAM FB/KR 33 12 161 863 6 50 5.4 71.9 13.4 18 130 7.2 0 49 1.5 10.8 993 6 9
1960 30 RAM FL 33 12 61 170 1 27 2.8 14.2 5.1 15 98 6.5 0 24 1.3 8.2 268 1 3 3
1961 31 RAM FL 33 14 24 181 2 69 7.5 12.9 1.7 29 537 18.5 3 96 2.1 38.4 718 5 0 7
1962 32 RAM 33 13 3 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.2 3 49 16.3 1 20 0.2 3.8 49 1 0 0
1963 33 DET 30 8 13 20 0 9 1.5 2.5 1.6 2 20 10.0 0 17 0.3 2.5 40 0 0 0
1964 34 PHI 33 12 96 404 4 63 4.2 33.7 8.0 17 242 14.2 1 32 1.4 20.2 646 5 7 6
1965 35 PHI 33 14 22 103 2 22 4.7 7.4 1.6 2 29 14.5 1 20 0.1 2.1 132 3 0 1
1966 36 PHI KR 33 14 29 101 1 28 3.5 7.2 2.1 6 30 5.0 1 11 0.4 2.1 131 2 3 1
Career 169 1170 5173 40 79 4.4 30.6 6.9 222 3285 14.8 23 96 1.3 19.4 8458 63 66 18
6 yrs CRD 70 0 761 3331 24 79 4.4 47.6 10.9 130 2150 16.5 16 75 1.9 30.7 5481 40 44
4 yrs RAM 51 0 249 1214 9 69 4.9 23.8 4.9 65 814 12.5 4 96 1.3 16.0 2028 13 12 10
3 yrs PHI 40 0 147 608 7 63 4.1 15.2 3.7 25 301 12.0 3 32 0.6 7.5 909 10 10 8
1 yr DET 8 0 13 20 0 9 1.5 2.5 1.6 2 20 10.0 0 17 0.3 2.5 40 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
1952*+ 22 CRD FB/KR 33 12 9 86 0 23 9.6 20 624 2 100 31.2 1241
1954*+ 24 CRD LH 33 10 11 100 1 59 9.1 17 449 1 91 26.4 1666
1955*+ 25 CRD KR/LH 33 12 13 245 2 78 18.8 15 368 0 37 24.5 1325
1956*+ 26 CRD KR/LH 33 12 5 39 0 16 7.8 13 362 1 105 27.8 1524
1957*+ 27 CRD LH 33 12 10 54 0 28 5.4 7 154 0 32 22.0 1236
1958* 28 CRD LH 33 12 14 497 2 101 35.5 1467
1959 29 RAM FB/KR 33 12 14 61 0 20 4.4 16 367 0 48 22.9 1421
1960 30 RAM FL 33 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 9 216 0 42 24.0 484
1963 33 DET 30 8 3 61 0 30 20.3 101
1964 34 PHI 33 12 2 10 0 9 5.0 3 104 0 43 34.7 760
1966 36 PHI KR 33 14 26 544 0 31 20.9 675
Career 169 65 595 3 78 9.2 143 3746 6 105 26.2 12799
6 yrs CRD 70 0 48 524 3 78 10.9 86 2454 6 105 28.5 8459
4 yrs RAM 51 0 15 61 0 20 4.1 25 583 0 48 23.3 2672
3 yrs PHI 40 0 2 10 0 9 5.0 29 648 0 43 22.3 1567
1 yr DET 8 0 3 61 0 30 20.3 101

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 CRD FB/KR 33 12 2 51 0 30 0 0 8 4 34 1
1954*+ 24 CRD LH 33 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0
1955*+ 25 CRD KR/LH 33 12 0 7 3 0 0
1956*+ 26 CRD KR/LH 33 12 0 6 0 0 0
1957*+ 27 CRD LH 33 12 0 6 1 0 0
1958* 28 CRD LH 33 12 0 10 3 0 0
1959 29 RAM FB/KR 33 12 0 9 0 0 0
1960 30 RAM FL 33 12 0 3 0 0 0
1964 34 PHI 33 12 0 7 1 0 0
1966 36 PHI KR 33 14 0 3 0 0 0
Career 169 3 51 0 30 0 0 66 15 34 1
6 yrs CRD 70 0 3 51 0 30 0 0 44 14 34 1
4 yrs RAM 51 0 0 12 0 0 0
3 yrs PHI 40 0 0 10 1 0 0
1 yr DET 8 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
1954*+ 24 CRD LH 33 10 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1955*+ 25 CRD KR/LH 33 12 1 1 100.0 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 43 43.0 43.0 43.0 3.6 118.7 0 0
1956*+ 26 CRD KR/LH 33 12 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1957*+ 27 CRD LH 33 12 2 5 40.0 59 0 0.0 0 0.0 32 11.8 11.8 29.5 4.9 84.6 0 0
1958* 28 CRD LH 33 12 1 2 50.0 4 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 2.0 4.0 0.3 56.2 0 0
1959 29 RAM FB/KR 33 12 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
1962 32 RAM 33 13 1 1 100.0 13 0 0.0 0 0.0 13 13.0 13.0 13.0 1.0 118.7
Career 169 5 15 33.3 119 0 0.0 1 6.7 43 7.9 4.9 23.8 0.7 35.1 0 0
6 yrs CRD 70 0 4 13 30.8 106 0 0.0 0 0.0 43 8.2 8.2 26.5 1.5 61.7 0 0
4 yrs RAM 51 0 1 2 50.0 13 0 0.0 1 50.0 13 6.5 -16.0 13.0 0.3 31.2 0 0
3 yrs PHI 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 yr DET 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 CRD FB/KR 33 12 3 3 2 1 9 54
1954*+ 24 CRD LH 33 10 4 3 1 1 9 54
1955*+ 25 CRD KR/LH 33 12 1 2 2 5 30
1956*+ 26 CRD KR/LH 33 12 5 2 1 8 48
1957*+ 27 CRD LH 33 12 6 3 9 54
1958* 28 CRD LH 33 12 5 3 2 10 60
1959 29 RAM FB/KR 33 12 6 6 36
1960 30 RAM FL 33 12 1 1 6
1961 31 RAM FL 33 14 2 3 5 30
1962 32 RAM 33 13 1 1 6
1964 34 PHI 33 12 4 1 5 30
1965 35 PHI 33 14 2 1 3 18
1966 36 PHI KR 33 14 1 1 2 12
Career 169 40 23 3 6 1 73 438
6 yrs CRD 70 0 24 16 3 6 1 50 300
4 yrs RAM 51 0 9 4 13 78
3 yrs PHI 40 0 7 3 10 60
1 yr DET 8 0 0
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Ed Sutton, Kyle Rote, Pete Retzlaff, Ray Mathews, Charlie Justice, Dick James, Rick Casares, Preston Carpenter, J.C. Caroline, Don Bosseler
4 Kyle Rote, Pete Retzlaff, Jason McKie, Ray Mathews, Charlie Justice, Dick James, Frank Gifford*, Rick Casares, Preston Carpenter, J.C. Caroline
5 Doak Walker*, Kyle Rote, Breezy Reid, Don Paul, Johnny Olszewski, Ray Mathews, Charlie Justice, Frank Gifford*, Rick Casares, Alan Ameche
6 Doak Walker*, Kyle Rote, Breezy Reid, Don Paul, Johnny Olszewski, Bill McColl, Ray Mathews, Charlie Justice, Frank Gifford*, Lynn Chandnois
7 Alan Ameche, Cecil Martin, Jason McKie, Rocky Bleier, Ed Sutton, Terrelle Smith, Howard Cassady, Daimon Shelton, Ovie Mughelli, Tim Lester
8 Le'Ron McClain, Trent Richardson, John Henry Johnson*, Rocky Bleier, John Riggins*, Hubie Oliver, Neal Anderson, Mel Triplett, Howie Ferguson, Al Carmichael
9 Le'Ron McClain, Trent Richardson, Ray Renfro, Earnest Byner, Hubie Oliver, Mel Triplett, Frank Gifford*, Howie Ferguson, Al Carmichael, L.G. Dupre
10 Le'Ron McClain, Trent Richardson, Hubie Oliver, Mel Triplett, Frank Gifford*, Howie Ferguson, Jim Doran, Al Carmichael, Hugh McElhenny*, L.G. Dupre
11 Garry James, Bob Gresham, Trent Richardson, Jerry Eckwood, Hugh McElhenny*, Charles Way, Hubie Oliver, Roger Vick, Jim Grabowski, Keith Woodside
12 Bob Gresham, Charles Way, Garry James, Jim Grabowski, Trent Richardson, Jerry Eckwood, Keith Woodside, Mike Hogan, Donnie Stone, Le'Ron McClain
13 Bob Gresham, Charles Way, Jim Grabowski, Mike Hogan, Blair Thomas, Garry James, Billy Joe, Joe Marconi, Curtis Brown, Jerry Eckwood
14 Bob Gresham, Charles Way, Jim Grabowski, Mike Hogan, Blair Thomas, Garry James, Billy Joe, Joe Marconi, Curtis Brown, Jerry Eckwood
Career Larry Csonka*, Jerome Bettis, Freeman McNeil, Corey Dillon, Ken Willard, Earnest Byner, Calvin Hill, Eric Metcalf, Floyd Little*, Greg Pruitt

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams