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Donnie Shell

Donnie Shell

Position: DB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: August 26, 1952 in Whitmire, SC
High School: Whitmire
College: South Carolina St.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 91 (208th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Hall of Fame finalist in 2002

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 13, 2016 4:25PM
All-Time Rank: #1045. Chris Doleman… #1046. Jim Taylor… #1047. Wally Hilgenberg… #1048. DONNIE SHELL… #1049. Alan Faneca… #1050. Chad Greenway… #1051. Ron Hall… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1974 22 PIT 31 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
1975 23 PIT db 31 14 2 1 29 0 29 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
1976 24 PIT 31 14 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
1977 25 PIT SS 31 12 12 3 14 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1978* 26 PIT SS 31 16 16 3 21 0 20 0 0 0 5 21 1 10
1979*+ 27 PIT SS 31 16 16 5 10 0 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 14
1980*+ 28 PIT SS 31 16 16 7 135 0 67 0 0 0 1 7 0 13
1981* 29 PIT SS 31 14 14 5 52 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 0 10
1982*+ 30 PIT SS 31 9 9 5 27 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 16
1983 31 PIT SS 31 16 16 5 18 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
1984 32 PIT SS 31 16 16 7 61 1 52 0 9
1985 33 PIT SS 31 16 16 4 40 0 26 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
1986 34 PIT SS 31 15 15 3 29 0 17 0 9
1987 35 PIT SS 31 13 13 1 50 1 50 0 0 0 1 19 1 7
Career 201 162 51 490 2 67 0 0 0 19 47 2 1.0 120

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1974 ❍ 22 PIT DB 3
1975 ❍ 23 PIT DB 3 0
1976 24 PIT DB 2 0
1977 25 PIT SS 1 1
1978 ❍ 26 PIT SS 3 3 1 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.5
1979 ❍ 27 PIT SS 3 3 0 0 1 0 0
1982*+ 30 PIT SS 1 1
1983 31 PIT SS 1 1
1984 32 PIT SS 2 2 1 18 0 18 0
Career 19 11 2 23 0 18 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.5

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
1975 23 PIT db 31 14 2 2 39 19.5 0 20 0.1 2.8 39 0 0
Career 201 162 2 39 19.5 0 20 0.0 0.2 39 0 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* 26 PIT SS 31 16 16 1 6 0 6 6.0 27
Career 201 162 1 6 0 6 6.0 92

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1978* 26 PIT SS 31 16 16 1 1 6
1984 32 PIT SS 31 16 16 1 1 6
1987 35 PIT SS 31 13 13 1 1 2 12
Career 201 162 2 2 4 24

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10 Darrell Green*, Roger Wehrli*, Deron Cherry, Brian Dawkins, Charles Woodson, Louis Wright, Gary Fencik, Ty Law, Everson Walls, Chris McAlister
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams