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Walt Sweeney

Walter Francis Sweeney

Position: G
Height: 6-4    Weight: 256 lbs.

Born: April 18, 1941 in Cohasset, MA
Died: February 2, 2013 in San Diego, CA
High School: Cohasset
College: Syracuse   (school history)    (Sweeney college stats)
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 8th round (107th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 75 (446th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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


All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #231. John Riggins… #232. Larry Csonka… #233. Steve Young… #234. WALT SWEENEY… #235. Larry Fitzgerald… #236. Casey Hampton… #237. Bubba Smith… 

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 AV
1963 22 SDG 78 14 1 18 0 18 18.0 18 3
1964* 23 SDG RG 78 14 0 7
1965* 24 SDG RG 78 14 8 8
1966* 25 SDG RG 78 14 0 8
1967*+ 26 SDG RG 78 14 0 11
1968*+ 27 SDG RG 78 14 0 11
1969* 28 SDG RG 78 14 0 8
1970* 29 SDG RG 78 14 14 0 10
1971* 30 SDG RG 78 14 14 1 13 0 13 13.0 13 9
1972* 31 SDG RG 78 14 14 0 7
1973 32 SDG RG 78 14 14 0 4
1974 33 WAS RG 78 14 14 0 8
1975 34 WAS RG 78 13 13 0 6
Career 181 83 2 31 0 18 15.5 39 100
11 yrs SDG 154 56 2 31 0 18 15.5 39 86
2 yrs WAS 27 27 0 14

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
1973 32 SDG RG 78 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
1975 34 WAS RG 78 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
Career 181 83 0 0 2 0 0
11 yrs SDG 154 56 0 0 1 0 0
2 yrs WAS 27 27 0 0 1 0 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams