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J.D. Smith

J.D. Smith Jr.

Position: FB-HB-DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 205 lbs.

Born: July 19, 1932 in Plainville, SC
High School: Sterling
College: North Carolina A&T
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 15th round (179th overall) of the 1955 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 36 (2552nd overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 16, 2014 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1232. John Reger… #1233. Michael Brooks… #1234. Ray Mathews… #1235. J.D. SMITH… #1236. Greg Biekert… #1237. Blair Bush… #1238. Lindon Crow… 

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1956 24 2TM 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
SFO 24 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
CHI RS 39 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1957 25 SFO LDH 24 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1958 26 SFO KR 24 12 26 209 3 80 8.0 17.4 2.2 6 59 9.8 0 23 0.5 4.9 268 3 3
1959* 27 SFO LH 24 12 207 1036 10 73 5.0 86.3 17.3 13 133 10.2 1 21 1.1 11.1 1169 11 3
1960 28 SFO FB/lh 24 12 12 174 780 5 41 4.5 65.0 14.5 36 181 5.0 1 21 3.0 15.1 961 6 1 9
1961 29 SFO LH 24 14 12 167 823 8 33 4.9 58.8 11.9 28 343 12.3 1 57 2.0 24.5 1166 9 3 11
1962* 30 SFO FB 24 14 14 258 907 6 28 3.5 64.8 18.4 21 197 9.4 1 47 1.5 14.1 1104 7 1 10
1963 31 SFO FB 24 14 13 162 560 5 52 3.5 40.0 11.6 17 196 11.5 1 40 1.2 14.0 756 6 4 6
1964 32 SFO 24 2 13 55 0 16 4.2 27.5 6.5 55 0 0 0
1965 33 DAL fb 24 14 3 86 295 2 24 3.4 21.1 6.1 5 10 2.0 1 5 0.4 0.7 305 3 2 3
1966 34 DAL 24 14 7 7 1 2 1.0 0.5 0.5 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.2 10 1 0 0
Career 131 54 1100 4672 40 80 4.2 35.7 8.4 127 1122 8.8 6 57 1.0 8.6 5794 46 17 39
9 yrs SFO 97 51 1007 4370 37 80 4.3 45.1 10.4 121 1109 9.2 5 57 1.2 11.4 5479 42 15 36
2 yrs DAL 28 3 93 302 3 24 3.2 10.8 3.3 6 13 2.2 1 5 0.2 0.5 315 4 2 3

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
1957 25 SFO LDH 24 12 14 368 0 38 26.3 368
1958 26 SFO KR 24 12 15 356 0 39 23.7 624
1961 29 SFO LH 24 14 12 7 158 0 33 22.6 1324
Career 131 54 36 882 0 39 24.5 6676

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
1957 25 SFO LDH 24 12 2 17 0 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
1958 26 SFO KR 24 12 0 3 1 0 0
1959* 27 SFO LH 24 12 0 3 1 0 0
1960 28 SFO FB/lh 24 12 12 0 1 2 0 0
1961 29 SFO LH 24 14 12 0 3 0 0 0
1962* 30 SFO FB 24 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
1963 31 SFO FB 24 14 13 0 4 3 0 0
1965 33 DAL fb 24 14 3 0 2 1 0 0
1966 34 DAL 24 14 0 0 1 0 0
Career 131 54 2 17 0 12 0 0 17 11 0 0
9 yrs SFO 97 51 2 17 0 12 0 0 15 9 0 0
2 yrs DAL 28 3 0 2 2 0 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1961 29 SFO LH 24 14 12 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
Career 131 54 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

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
1958 26 SFO KR 24 12 3 3 18
1959* 27 SFO LH 24 12 10 1 11 66
1960 28 SFO FB/lh 24 12 12 5 1 6 36
1961 29 SFO LH 24 14 12 8 1 9 54
1962* 30 SFO FB 24 14 14 6 1 7 42
1963 31 SFO FB 24 14 13 5 1 6 36
1965 33 DAL fb 24 14 3 2 1 3 18
1966 34 DAL 24 14 1 1 6
Career 131 54 40 6 46 276
9 yrs SFO 97 51 37 5 42 252
2 yrs DAL 28 3 3 1 4 24
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4 Rueben Mayes, Norm Bulaich, Robert Newhouse, Earnest Jackson, Keith Lincoln, Butch Woolfolk, Mercury Morris, Ray Mathews, Ken Carpenter, Marion Barber
5 Leroy Hoard, Rueben Mayes, Robert Newhouse, Earnest Jackson, Keith Lincoln, Joe Dawkins, Norm Bulaich, Robert Holmes, Rodney Hampton, Kevin Jones
6 Abner Haynes, Ernie Green, Kevin Mack, Norm Bulaich, Robert Newhouse, Curtis Dickey, Alan Ameche, Curtis McClinton, Lynn Chandnois, Gary Anderson
7 Eric Metcalf, Rodney Hampton, Gary Anderson, Kevin Mack, Norm Bulaich, Robert Newhouse, Ernie Green, Dexter Bussey, Willis McGahee, Julius Jones
8 Kevin Mack, Gary Anderson, Eric Metcalf, Jim Doran, Robert Newhouse, Rodney Hampton, Clarence Davis, Dexter Bussey, Norm Bulaich, George Rogers
9 Gary Anderson, Kevin Mack, Jim Doran, Clarence Davis, Dexter Bussey, Dick Bass, Tony Galbreath, George Rogers, Norm Bulaich, Kevin Faulk
10 Gary Anderson, Kevin Mack, Dick Bass, Clarence Davis, Jim Doran, Dexter Bussey, Leroy Hoard, Norm Bulaich, Rodney Hampton, George Rogers
11 Gary Anderson, Kevin Mack, Dexter Bussey, Leroy Hoard, Norm Bulaich, Jim Doran, Rodney Hampton, Preston Pearson, Dick Bass, Robert Newhouse
Career Gary Anderson, Kevin Mack, Leroy Hoard, Norm Bulaich, Dexter Bussey, Dick Bass, Robert Newhouse, Clarence Davis, Billy Ray Barnes, George Rogers

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

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