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Rick Sanford

Richard Francis Sanford

Position: DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 192 lbs.

Born: January 9, 1957 in Rock Hill, SC
High School: Northwestern
College: South Carolina   (school history)
Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 1979 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 33 (2860th overall since 1950)

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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
1979 22 NWE db 25 16 4 1 39 0 27 0 0 0 2 10 0 3
1980 23 NWE ss 25 16 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 22 1 5
1981 24 NWE SS 25 16 14 3 28 0 21 0 0 0 3 2 0 7
1982 25 NWE FS 25 9 9 2 105 1 99 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1983 26 NWE FS 25 16 16 7 24 0 16 0 0 1 1 26 0 9
1984 27 NWE fs 25 16 7 2 2 0 2 0 4
1985 28 SEA 25 5 0 0
Career 94 60 16 198 1 99 0 0 1 9 60 1 36
6 yrs NWE 89 60 16 198 1 99 0 0 1 9 60 1 36
1 yr SEA 5 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
1979 22 NWE db 25 16 4 1 1 0 1 1.0 10 179 0 23 17.9 180
1981 24 NWE SS 25 16 14 4 82 0 27 20.5 82
1983 26 NWE FS 25 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 94 60 2 1 0 1 0.5 14 261 0 27 18.6 262
6 yrs NWE 89 60 2 1 0 1 0.5 14 261 0 27 18.6 262
1 yr SEA 5 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
1979 22 NWE db 25 16 4 1 1 6
1980 23 NWE ss 25 16 10 1 1 6
1982 25 NWE FS 25 9 9 1 1 6
Career 94 60 1 1 1 3 18
6 yrs NWE 89 60 1 1 1 3 18
1 yr SEA 5 0 0

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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