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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 (5311th 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 Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #50. Charlie Joiner… #51. Charley Taylor… #52. Ernie Stautner… #53. OLLIE MATSON… #54. Bobby Layne… #55. Doug Atkins… #56. Dick LeBeau… 

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt 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

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
1952*+ 22 CRD FB/KR 33 12 9 86 0 23 9.6 20 624 2 100 31.2 1275
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 12833
6 yrs CRD 70 0 48 524 3 78 10.9 86 2454 6 105 28.5 8493
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

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
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

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

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