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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 (949th 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

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt 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

Playoffs Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1980 24 CLE TE 1 1 4 51 12.8 0 29 4.0 51.0 51 0 0
1982 26 CLE TE 1 1 4 51 12.8 0 16 4.0 51.0 51 0 0
1985* 29 CLE TE 1 1 2 22 11.0 1 16 2.0 22.0 22 1 0
1986 30 CLE TE 2 2 6 114 19.0 0 34 3.0 57.0 114 0 0
1987 31 CLE TE 2 2 7 100 14.3 0 25 3.5 50.0 100 0 0
1988 32 CLE TE 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1989 33 CLE TE 2 2 4 35 8.8 0 12 2.0 17.5 35 0 0
Career 10 10 27 373 13.8 1 34 2.7 37.3 373 1 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
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

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & 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

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1985* 29 CLE TE 1 1 1 1 6
Career 10 10 1 1 6

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5 Bob Trumpy, Keith Jackson, Bob Tucker, Jim Mitchell, Charlie Sanders*, Owen Daniels, Fred Arbanas, Russ Francis, Dan Ross, Riley Odoms
6 Bob Trumpy, Charlie Sanders*, Bob Tucker, Keith Jackson, Tony Gonzalez, Jason Witten, Raymond Chester, Billy Joe DuPree, Russ Francis, Riley Odoms
7 Charlie Sanders*, Bob Trumpy, Keith Jackson, Raymond Chester, Riley Odoms, Bob Tucker, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez, Milt Morin, John Mackey*
8 Charlie Sanders*, Raymond Chester, Bob Trumpy, Riley Odoms, Jason Witten, Keith Jackson, Milt Morin, Vernon Davis, Bob Tucker, John Mackey*
9 Charlie Sanders*, Raymond Chester, Bob Trumpy, Riley Odoms, Keith Jackson, Jason Witten, Bob Tucker, Milt Morin, Brent Jones, Vernon Davis
10 Charlie Sanders*, Raymond Chester, Riley Odoms, Bob Trumpy, Brent Jones, Jason Witten, Heath Miller, Bob Tucker, Keith Jackson, Steve Jordan
11 Raymond Chester, Charlie Sanders*, Riley Odoms, Brent Jones, Bob Trumpy, Steve Jordan, Jay Novacek, Jerry Smith, Bob Tucker, Heath Miller
12 Raymond Chester, Charlie Sanders*, Riley Odoms, Steve Jordan, Brent Jones, Bob Trumpy, Jerry Smith, Jay Novacek, Bob Tucker, Heath Miller
13 Raymond Chester, Charlie Sanders*, Riley Odoms, Steve Jordan, Brent Jones, Bob Trumpy, Jerry Smith, Russ Francis, Jay Novacek, Bob Tucker
Career Raymond Chester, Charlie Sanders*, Riley Odoms, Steve Jordan, Brent Jones, Bob Trumpy, Jerry Smith, Jay Novacek, Bob Tucker, Heath Miller

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 4 11 73
1981 25 16 TE 138 63 3 23
1982 26 9 TE 81 72 3 21
1983 27 16 TE 133 67 4 24
1984 28 16 TE 130 52 2 30
1985 29 16 TE 101 22 7 48
1986 30 16 TE 60 12 78
1987 31 13 TE 38 18
1988 32 16 TE 46 14
1989 33 16 TE 38 17
1990 34 16 TE 36 18
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