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Tom Matte

Thomas Roland Matte (Garbage Can)

Position: RB-QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 214 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: June 14, 1939 in Pittsburgh, PA
High School: Shaw
College: Ohio St.   (school history)    (Matte college stats)
Drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the New York Titans in the 5th round (37th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 67 (665th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 29, 2016 4:25PM
All-Time Rank: #245. Jackie Smith… #246. Bob Trumpy… #247. Jason Peters… #248. TOM MATTE… #249. Bill Glass… #250. Lamar Lundy… #251. Wesley Walker… 

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
1961 22 BAL 27 8 13 54 0 11 4.2 6.8 1.6 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 1.0 62 0 0 1
1962 23 BAL KR 41 14 74 226 2 29 3.1 16.1 5.3 8 81 10.1 1 22 0.6 5.8 307 3 2 2
1963 24 BAL HB/KR 41 14 133 541 4 31 4.1 38.6 9.5 48 466 9.7 1 49 3.4 33.3 1007 5 2 9
1964 25 BAL 41 14 42 215 1 80 5.1 15.4 3.0 10 169 16.9 0 30 0.7 12.1 384 1 0 5
1965 26 BAL qb 41 14 1 69 235 1 20 3.4 16.8 4.9 12 131 10.9 0 15 0.9 9.4 366 1 2 4
1966 27 BAL 41 14 86 381 0 30 4.4 27.2 6.1 23 307 13.3 3 35 1.6 21.9 688 3 2 7
1967 28 BAL HB 41 14 147 636 9 30 4.3 45.4 10.5 35 496 14.2 3 88 2.5 35.4 1132 12 1 14
1968* 29 BAL HB 41 14 183 662 9 23 3.6 47.3 13.1 25 275 11.0 1 50 1.8 19.6 937 10 2 12
1969*+ 30 BAL HB 41 14 235 909 11 26 3.9 64.9 16.8 43 513 11.9 2 49 3.1 36.6 1422 13 4 12
1970 31 BAL 41 2 2 12 43 0 16 3.6 21.5 6.0 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.5 1.0 45 0 0 0
1971 32 BAL RB 41 14 14 173 607 8 26 3.5 43.4 12.4 29 239 8.2 0 34 2.1 17.1 846 8 4 10
1972 33 BAL 41 6 4 33 137 0 18 4.2 22.8 5.5 14 182 13.0 1 43 2.3 30.3 319 1 2 3
Career 142 21 1200 4646 45 80 3.9 32.7 8.5 249 2869 11.5 12 88 1.8 20.2 7515 57 21 79

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos 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
1964 25 BAL 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1965 26 BAL QB 1 1 17 57 0 9 3.4 57.0 17.0 57 0 0
1968* 29 BAL HB 3 3 42 235 3 58 5.6 78.3 14.0 4 45 11.3 0 30 1.3 15.0 280 3 2
1971 32 BAL RB 2 1 16 26 0 5 1.6 13.0 8.0 4 28 7.0 0 17 2.0 14.0 54 0 2
Career 7 5 75 318 3 58 4.2 45.4 10.7 3 8 73 9.1 0 30 1.1 10.4 391 3 4

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
1962 23 BAL KR 41 14 5 13 38.5 85 1 7.7 0 0.0 30 6.5 8.1 17.0 6.1 87.0
1963 24 BAL HB/KR 41 14 1 5 20.0 20 0 0.0 0 0.0 20 4.0 4.0 20.0 1.4 43.7
1964 25 BAL 41 14 3 4 75.0 58 1 25.0 0 0.0 22 14.5 19.5 19.3 4.1 156.2
1965 26 BAL qb 41 14 1 1-0-0 1 7 14.3 19 0 0.0 1 14.3 19 2.7 -3.7 19.0 1.4 0.0
1966 27 BAL 41 14 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 33.3 0 0.0 -15.0 0.0 0.0
1967 28 BAL HB 41 14 1 5 20.0 18 0 0.0 0 0.0 18 3.6 3.6 18.0 1.3 42.1
1968* 29 BAL HB 41 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1969*+ 30 BAL HB 41 14 1 3 33.3 46 0 0.0 0 0.0 46 15.3 15.3 46.0 3.3 81.9 0 0 15.33 15.33 0.0
1971 32 BAL RB 41 14 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1 12 -6.00 -6.00 50.0
Career 142 21 1-0-0 12 42 28.6 246 2 4.8 2 4.8 46 5.9 4.7 20.5 1.7 47.5 1 12 5.44 4.28 2.3

Playoffs Passing

Year Age Tm Pos 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
1965 26 BAL QB 1 1 0-1 5 12 41.7 40 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 3.3 3.3 8.0 40.0 50.7 3.33 3.33 0.0
Career 7 5 0-1 5 12 41.7 40 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 3.3 3.3 8.0 5.7 50.7 0 0 3.33 3.33 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
1961 22 BAL 27 8 2 50 0 30 25.0 112
1962 23 BAL KR 41 14 27 613 0 42 22.7 920
1963 24 BAL HB/KR 41 14 16 331 0 34 20.7 1338
1964 25 BAL 41 14 3 71 0 34 23.7 455
1965 26 BAL qb 41 14 1 8 211 0 46 26.4 577
1966 27 BAL 41 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 3 55 0 31 18.3 743
1967 28 BAL HB 41 14 1 14 0 14 14.0 1146
1968* 29 BAL HB 41 14 1 22 0 22 22.0 959
1971 32 BAL RB 41 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 846
Career 142 21 1 0 0 0 0.0 62 1367 0 46 22.0 8882

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1964 25 BAL 1 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
1968* 29 BAL HB 1 1 1 23 0 23 23.0 54
Career 7 5 2 35 0 23 17.5 426

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
1962 23 BAL KR 41 14 0 2 1 0 0
1963 24 BAL HB/KR 41 14 0 2 0 0 0
1965 26 BAL qb 41 14 1 0 2 0 0 0
1966 27 BAL 41 14 0 2 0 0 0
1967 28 BAL HB 41 14 0 1 0 0 0
1968* 29 BAL HB 41 14 0 2 0 0 0
1969*+ 30 BAL HB 41 14 0 4 0 0 0
1971 32 BAL RB 41 14 14 0 4 1 0 0
1972 33 BAL 41 6 4 0 2 0 0 0
Career 142 21 0 21 2 0 0

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1968* 29 BAL HB 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
1971 32 BAL RB 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
Career 7 5 0 4 0 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1962 23 BAL KR 41 14 2 1 3 18
1963 24 BAL HB/KR 41 14 4 1 5 30
1964 25 BAL 41 14 1 1 6
1965 26 BAL qb 41 14 1 1 1 6
1966 27 BAL 41 14 3 3 18
1967 28 BAL HB 41 14 9 3 12 72
1968* 29 BAL HB 41 14 9 1 10 60
1969*+ 30 BAL HB 41 14 11 2 13 78
1971 32 BAL RB 41 14 14 8 8 48
1972 33 BAL 41 6 4 1 1 6
Career 142 21 45 12 57 342

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1968* 29 BAL HB 1 1 3 3 18
Career 7 5 3 3 18

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1970 31 2 RB 5 124
1971 32 14 RB 133 14 18 61
1972 33 6 RB 38 67
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