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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 1961 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 2 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 96 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams5
Vikings2
Bears1
Packers1
Steelers1
Road3
Home2
Sunday5
1st1
2nd1
4th3
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards4
Frank Ryan2
Zeke Bratkowski1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1961-10-01 RAM PIT W 24-14 4 Receiving 96 Frank Ryan Tied 14-14 Lead 21-14*
2 8 1961-11-05 RAM MIN W 31-17 1 Rushing 15 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
3 10 1961-11-19 RAM @ GNB L 17-35 4 Receiving 41 Frank Ryan Trail 10-28 Trail 17-28
4 11 1961-11-26 RAM @ CHI L 24-28 4 Receiving 84 Zeke Bratkowski Trail 10-21 Trail 17-21
5 12 1961-12-03 RAM @ MIN L 21-42 2 Rushing 69 Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14