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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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Ollie Matson 1959 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 49 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Rams6
Lions2
49ers1
Bears1
Giants1
Packers1
Home4
Road2
Sunday5
Saturday1
2nd3
3rd3
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1959-09-26 RAM NYG L 21-23 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-17 Trail 7-17
2 4 1959-10-18 RAM @ GNB W 45-6 3 Rushing 49 Lead 14-6 Lead 21-6
3 5 1959-10-25 RAM DET L 7-17 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
4 6 1959-11-01 RAM CHI L 21-26 3 Rushing 19 Trail 7-20 Trail 14-20
5 7 1959-11-08 RAM SFO L 16-24 3 Rushing 1 Trail 3-17 Trail 10-17
6 8 1959-11-15 RAM @ DET L 17-23 2 Rushing 8 Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10