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Ken Norton

Kenneth Howard Norton Jr.

Position: LB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 254 lbs.

Born: September 29, 1966 in Lincoln, IL
High School: Westchester
College: UCLA   (school history)
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2nd round (41st overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 82 (307th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 23, 2014 3:25PM
All-Time Rank: #559. Steve DeBerg… #560. Trent Green… #561. Jim Lynch… #562. KEN NORTON… #563. Jack Pardee… #564. Eugene Robinson… #565. Don Paul… 

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 AV
1988 22 DAL 51 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1989 23 DAL RLB 51 13 13 2.5 1 0 0 0 0 87 0 5
1990 24 DAL RLB 51 15 15 2.5 3 0 2 0 0 119 0 8
1991 25 DAL LLB 51 16 16 94 0 7
1992 26 DAL RLB 51 16 16 2 0 2 0 0 120 0 9
1993* 27 DAL MLB 51 16 16 2.0 1 25 0 25 0 0 0 1 3 0 159 0 15
1994 28 SFO RLB 51 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 75 11 8
1995*+ 29 SFO MLB 51 16 16 1.0 3 102 2 46 0 1 0 0 0 0 82 14 15
1996 30 SFO MLB 51 16 16 0 0 1 21 0 106 21 9
1997* 31 SFO RLB 51 16 16 1.5 1 0 2 0 0 72 24 11
1998 32 SFO RLB 51 16 16 2.0 2 0 3 12 0 93 22 8
1999 33 SFO RLB 51 16 16 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 76 26 5
2000 34 SFO MLB 51 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 47 26 5
Career 191 188 12.5 5 127 2 46 0 12 0 13 36 0 1130 144 105
7 yrs SFO 112 112 5.5 4 102 2 46 0 6 0 7 33 0 551 144 61
6 yrs DAL 79 76 7.0 1 25 0 25 0 6 0 6 3 0 579 0 44

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
1995*+ 29 SFO MLB 51 16 16 2 2 12
Career 191 188 2 2 12
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5 Rod Martin, Tom MacLeod, E.J. Junior, Tom Howard, Lance Mehl, Kamerion Wimbley, George Cumby, London Fletcher, Jim Files, Ron Porter
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7 Rod Martin, Seth Joyner, Lance Mehl, George Koonce, Michael Brooks, Dave Washington, Stan West, Marcus Washington, Leo Sanford, Joe Fortunato
8 Seth Joyner, Rod Martin, Jerry Robinson, Joe Fortunato, Jim Lynch, Bryce Paup, Takeo Spikes, Chip Banks, Terrell Suggs, Phil Villapiano
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12 Jim Lynch, Roy Winston, Seth Joyner, John Reger, Chad Brown, Levon Kirkland, Joe Fortunato, Tom Jackson, Mo Lewis, Donnie Edwards
13 Seth Joyner, Joe Fortunato, Wayne Walker, Jim Lynch, John Reger, Mo Lewis, Dave Robinson*, Tom Jackson, Chad Brown, Clay Matthews
Career Seth Joyner, Jack Reynolds, Jim Lynch, Tom Jackson, John Reger, Mo Lewis, Chad Brown, Roy Winston, Donnie Edwards, Levon Kirkland

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams