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Emlen Tunnell

Emlen Lewis Tunnell

Position: DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 187 lbs.

Born: March 29, 1925 in Bryn Mawr, PA
Died: July 23, 1975 in Pleasantville, NY
High School: Radnor
College: Toledo, Iowa   (school history)

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 8 (7681st overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1967

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #2. Y.A. Tittle… #3. Barry Sanders… #4. Walter Payton… #5. EMLEN TUNNELL… #6. Lenny Moore… #7. Sam Huff… #8. Night Train Lane… 

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
1948 23 NYG PR 10 3 7 116 1 43 0 0 3 0 0 0
1949 24 NYG PR 12 3 10 251 2 55 0
1950* 25 NYG LDH/PR 45 12 7 167 0 35 0 0 1 1 0 0
1951*+ 26 NYG KR/LDH/PR 45 12 9 74 0 30 0 0 2 1 7 0
1952*+ 27 NYG KR/LS/PR 45 12 7 149 0 40 0 0 4 6 3 0
1953* 28 NYG KR/LS/PR 45 12 6 117 0 44 0
1954* 29 NYG LS/PR 45 12 8 108 0 43 0 0 1 4 0 0
1955*+ 30 NYG LS/PR 45 12 7 76 0 26 0 0 1 1 0 0
1956*+ 31 NYG LS/PR 45 12 6 87 0 23 0 0 0 1 0 0
1957* 32 NYG LS 45 12 6 87 1 52 0 0 0 1 0 0
1958 33 NYG 45 12 1 8 0 8 0
1959* 34 GNB LS 45 12 2 20 0 18 0
1960 35 GNB LS 45 12 3 22 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
1961 36 GNB 45 13 2
Career 167 6 79 1282 4 55 0 0 12 16 10 0 8
11 yrs NYG 130 6 74 1240 4 55 0 0 12 15 10 0
3 yrs GNB 37 0 5 42 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0 8

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
1948 23 NYG PR 10 3 12 115 0 25 9.6 1 21 0 21 21.0 211
1949 24 NYG PR 12 3 26 315 1 67 12.1 2 26 0 23 13.0 348
1950* 25 NYG LDH/PR 45 12 31 305 0 43 9.8 305
1951*+ 26 NYG KR/LDH/PR 45 12 34 489 3 81 14.4 6 227 1 100 37.8 723
1952*+ 27 NYG KR/LS/PR 45 12 30 411 0 60 13.7 15 364 0 39 24.3 778
1953* 28 NYG KR/LS/PR 45 12 38 223 0 37 5.9 17 479 0 86 28.2 702
1954* 29 NYG LS/PR 45 12 21 70 0 12 3.3 5 98 0 25 19.6 168
1955*+ 30 NYG LS/PR 45 12 25 98 1 66 3.9 98
1956*+ 31 NYG LS/PR 45 12 22 120 0 14 5.5 120
1957* 32 NYG LS 45 12 12 60 0 23 5.0 60
1958 33 NYG 45 12 6 0 0 0 0.0 0
1959* 34 GNB LS 45 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
Career 167 6 258 2209 5 81 8.6 46 1215 1 100 26.4 3516
11 yrs NYG 130 6 257 2206 5 81 8.6 46 1215 1 100 26.4 3513
3 yrs GNB 37 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1950* 25 NYG DB 1 1 2 1 0 1 0.5 1 5 0 5 5.0 6
1956 ❍ 31 NYG DB 1 1 2 10 0 0 5.0 10
1958 33 NYG DB 1 1 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 6 5 6 11 0 1 1.8 1 5 0 5 5.0 16
3 yrs NYG 4 4 6 11 0 1 1.8 1 5 0 5 5.0 16
2 yrs GNB 2 1 0

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1948 23 NYG PR 10 3 17 43 0 15 2.5 4.3 1.7 4 32 8.0 0 14 0.4 3.2 75 0 3
1949 24 NYG PR 12 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 7 0 0
Career 167 6 17 43 0 15 2.5 0.3 0.1 5 39 7.8 0 14 0.0 0.2 82 0 12
11 yrs NYG 130 6 17 43 0 15 2.5 0.3 0.1 5 39 7.8 0 14 0.0 0.3 82 0 12
3 yrs GNB 37 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 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
1948 23 NYG PR 10 3 1 2 50.0 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 11.5 11.5 23.0 2.3 91.7 0 0
Career 167 6 1 2 50.0 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 11.5 11.5 23.0 0.1 91.7 0 0
11 yrs NYG 130 6 1 2 50.0 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 11.5 11.5 23.0 0.2 91.7 0 0
3 yrs GNB 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 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
1948 23 NYG PR 10 3 1 1 6
1949 24 NYG PR 12 3 1 2 3 18
1951*+ 26 NYG KR/LDH/PR 45 12 3 1 4 24
1955*+ 30 NYG LS/PR 45 12 1 1 6
1957* 32 NYG LS 45 12 1 1 6
Career 167 6 5 1 4 10 60
11 yrs NYG 130 6 5 1 4 10 60
3 yrs GNB 37 0 0

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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