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Ozzie Newsome

Ozzie Newsome Jr.

Position: TE
Height: 6-2    Weight: 232 lbs.

Born: March 16, 1956 in Muscle Shoals, AL
High School: Colbert Co.
College: Alabama   (school history)    (Newsome college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (922nd overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1999, finalist in 1997, 1998

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #293. Mike McCormack… #294. Ted Washington… #295. Len Ford… #296. OZZIE NEWSOME… #297. Arnie Weinmeister… #298. Frank Gatski… #299. Hugh McElhenny… 

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1978 22 CLE TE 82 16 16 38 589 15.5 2 47 2.4 36.8 13 96 2 33 7.4 6.0 0.8 685 4 1 7
1979 23 CLE TE 82 16 16 55 781 14.2 9 74 3.4 48.8 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 787 9 0 8
1980 24 CLE TE 82 16 16 51 594 11.6 3 44 3.2 37.1 2 13 0 9 6.5 0.8 0.1 607 3 2 6
1981* 25 CLE TE 82 16 16 69 1002 14.5 6 62 4.3 62.6 2 20 0 14 10.0 1.3 0.1 1022 6 0 7
1982 26 CLE TE 82 9 9 49 633 12.9 3 54 5.4 70.3 633 3 0 8
1983 27 CLE TE 82 16 16 89 970 10.9 6 66 5.6 60.6 970 6 0 9
1984*+ 28 CLE TE 82 16 15 89 1001 11.2 5 52 5.6 62.6 1001 5 0 8
1985* 29 CLE TE 82 16 16 62 711 11.5 5 38 3.9 44.4 711 5 0 7
1986 30 CLE TE 82 16 16 39 417 10.7 3 31 2.4 26.1 417 3 0 4
1987 31 CLE TE 82 13 13 34 375 11.0 0 25 2.6 28.8 375 0 0 5
1988 32 CLE TE 82 16 14 35 343 9.8 2 28 2.2 21.4 343 2 0 3
1989 33 CLE TE 82 16 13 29 324 11.2 1 31 1.8 20.3 324 1 0 3
1990 34 CLE TE 82 16 15 23 240 10.4 2 38 1.4 15.0 240 2 0 2
Career 198 191 662 7980 12.1 47 74 3.3 40.3 18 135 2 33 7.5 0.7 0.1 8115 49 3 77

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1978 22 CLE TE 82 16 16 2 29 0 24 14.5 714
Career 198 191 2 29 0 24 14.5 8144

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1978 22 CLE TE 82 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
1980 24 CLE TE 82 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
1985* 29 CLE TE 82 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
Career 198 191 0 3 1 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1978 22 CLE TE 82 16 16 2 2 4 24
1979 23 CLE TE 82 16 16 9 9 54
1980 24 CLE TE 82 16 16 3 3 18
1981* 25 CLE TE 82 16 16 6 6 36
1982 26 CLE TE 82 9 9 3 3 18
1983 27 CLE TE 82 16 16 6 6 36
1984*+ 28 CLE TE 82 16 15 5 5 30
1985* 29 CLE TE 82 16 16 5 5 30
1986 30 CLE TE 82 16 16 3 3 18
1988 32 CLE TE 82 16 14 2 2 12
1989 33 CLE TE 82 16 13 1 1 6
1990 34 CLE TE 82 16 15 2 2 12
Career 198 191 2 47 49 294

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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
1978 22 16 TE 93 35 5 34
1979 23 16 TE 133 60 1 18
1980 24 16 TE 79 10 10 66
1981 25 16 TE 138 63 3 25
1982 26 9 TE 81 72 3 21
1983 27 16 TE 133 68 4 24
1984 28 16 TE 130 52 2 30
1985 29 16 TE 101 22 7 48
1986 30 16 TE 60 3 11 72
1987 31 13 TE 38 18
1988 32 16 TE 46 14
1989 33 16 TE 38 17
1990 34 16 TE 36 19
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