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Jay Novacek

Jay McKinley Novacek

Position: TE
Height: 6-4    Weight: 234 lbs.

Born: October 24, 1962 in Martin, SD
High School: Gothenburg
College: Wyoming   (school history)    (Novacek college stats)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 6th round (158th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 45 (1764th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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


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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 19, 2014 9:25AM
All-Time Rank: #656. Chris McAlister… #657. Luis Sharpe… #658. Takeo Spikes… #659. JAY NOVACEK… #660. Tim Harris… #661. William Fuller… #662. Milt Plum… 

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
1985 23 STL 84 16 0 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.3 4 0 0 0
1986 24 STL 85 8 0 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.3 2 0 0 0
1987 25 STL te 85 7 4 20 254 12.7 3 25 2.9 36.3 254 3 1 3
1988 26 PHO te 85 16 1 38 569 15.0 4 42 2.4 35.6 1 10 0 10 10.0 0.6 0.1 579 4 0 5
1989 27 PHO te 85 16 1 23 225 9.8 1 30 1.4 14.1 225 1 0 2
1990 28 DAL TE 84 16 15 59 657 11.1 4 41 3.7 41.1 657 4 1 6
1991* 29 DAL TE 84 16 12 59 664 11.3 4 49 3.7 41.5 664 4 3 8
1992*+ 30 DAL TE 84 16 16 68 630 9.3 6 34 4.3 39.4 630 6 0 8
1993* 31 DAL TE 84 16 16 44 445 10.1 1 30 2.8 27.8 1 2 1 2 2.0 0.1 0.1 447 2 3 6
1994* 32 DAL TE 84 16 14 47 475 10.1 2 27 2.9 29.7 475 2 0 6
1995* 33 DAL TE 84 15 15 62 705 11.4 5 33 4.1 47.0 705 5 1 9
Career 158 94 422 4630 11.0 30 49 2.7 29.3 2 12 1 10 6.0 0.1 0.0 4642 31 9 53
6 yrs DAL 95 88 339 3576 10.5 22 49 3.6 37.6 1 2 1 2 2.0 0.0 0.0 3578 23 8 43
5 yrs PHO-STL 63 6 83 1054 12.7 8 42 1.3 16.7 1 10 0 10 10.0 0.2 0.0 1064 8 1 10

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
1987 25 STL te 85 7 4 0 1 0 0 0
1988 26 PHO te 85 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
1989 27 PHO te 85 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
1990 28 DAL TE 84 16 15 0 1 0 0 0
1991* 29 DAL TE 84 16 12 0 3 1 0 0
1993* 31 DAL TE 84 16 16 0 3 1 0 0
1995* 33 DAL TE 84 15 15 0 1 0 0 0
Career 158 94 0 9 4 0 0
6 yrs DAL 95 88 0 8 2 0 0
5 yrs STL-PHO 63 6 0 1 2 0 0

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
1985 23 STL 84 16 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 24
1993* 31 DAL TE 84 16 16 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 446
Career 158 94 2 19 0 20 9.5 4661
6 yrs DAL 95 88 1 -1 0 0 -1.0 3577
5 yrs PHO-STL 63 6 1 20 0 20 20.0 1084

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
1987 25 STL te 85 7 4 3 3 18
1988 26 PHO te 85 16 1 4 4 24
1989 27 PHO te 85 16 1 1 1 6
1990 28 DAL TE 84 16 15 4 4 24
1991* 29 DAL TE 84 16 12 4 4 24
1992*+ 30 DAL TE 84 16 16 6 6 36
1993* 31 DAL TE 84 16 16 1 1 2 12
1994* 32 DAL TE 84 16 14 2 2 12
1995* 33 DAL TE 84 15 15 5 5 1 32
Career 158 94 1 30 31 1 188
6 yrs DAL 95 88 1 22 23 1 140
5 yrs STL-PHO 63 6 8 8 48

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
1985 23 16 TE 74
1986 24 8 TE 69
1987 25 7 TE 43 14
1988 26 16 TE 82 26 6 38
1989 27 16 TE 29 29
1990 28 16 TE 90 30 4 35
1991 29 16 TE 90 37 5 35
1992 30 16 TE 99 46 2 27
1993 31 16 TE 57 14
1994 32 16 TE 60 4 11 71
1995 33 15 TE 103 33 3 46
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