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Jerry Mays

Gerald Avery Mays

Position: DE-DT
Height: 6-4    Weight: 252 lbs.

Born: November 24, 1939 in Dallas, TX
Died: July 17, 1994 in Lake Lewisville, TX
High School: Sunset
College: SMU   (school history)
Drafted by the Dallas Texans in the 5th round (38th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 11th round (141st overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 81 (334th overall since 1950)
7-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 9, 2016 10:25AM
All-Time Rank: #158. Tommy McDonald… #159. Dick Anderson… #160. Jimmy Patton… #161. JERRY MAYS… #162. Orlando Pace… #163. Stan Jones… #164. Jack Kemp… 

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 AV
1961 22 DTX 75 14 1 7 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
1962* 23 DTX RDT 75 14 11
1963 24 KAN RDT 75 14 12
1964* 25 KAN LDT 75 14 9
1965*+ 26 KAN LDE 75 14 10
1966*+ 27 KAN LDE 75 14 10
1967* 28 KAN LDE 75 14 0 0 2 13 0 11
1968* 29 KAN LDE 75 14 12
1969 30 KAN LDE 75 14 13
1970* 31 KAN LDE 75 14 14 8
Career 140 14 1 7 0 7 0 0 1 2 13 1 100

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
1962 ❍ 23 DTX RDT 1 1
1966*+ 27 KAN LDE 2 2 1.5
1968* 29 KAN LDE 1 1
1969 ❍ 30 KAN LDE 3 3 2.5
Career 7 7 4.0

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 DTX 75 14 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
1965*+ 26 KAN LDE 75 14 2 3 0 3 1.5 3
Career 140 3 16 0 13 5.3 29

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
1963 24 KAN RDT 75 14 1 1 6
Career 140 1 1 6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams