Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Players > M > Ollie Matson > 1956 Touchdown Log

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

33 33 30 33

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com

Ollie Matson 1956 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 1 Kickoff Return, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 105 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Cardinals8
Steelers3
Packers2
Giants1
Redskins1
Browns1
Home4
Road4
Sunday8
2nd4
3rd1
4th3
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards3
Lamar McHan1
Jim Root1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1956-10-14 CRD @ WAS W 31-3 3 Kickoff Return 105 Lead 14-3 Lead 21-3
2 7 1956-11-11 CRD @ NYG L 10-23 4 Receiving 11 Jim Root Trail 3-23 Trail 10-23
3 8 1956-11-18 CRD @ PIT L 7-14 4 Receiving 45 Lamar McHan Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14
4 9 1956-11-25 CRD PIT W 38-27 2 Rushing 1 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
5 9 1956-11-25 CRD PIT W 38-27 2 Rushing 79 Lead 17-7 Lead 24-7
6 10 1956-12-02 CRD GNB L 21-24 2 Rushing 8 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
7 10 1956-12-02 CRD GNB L 21-24 4 Rushing 1 Trail 14-17 Lead 21-17*
8 12 1956-12-16 CRD @ CLE W 24-7 2 Rushing 1 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*