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Emlen Tunnell

Emlen Lewis Tunnell

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

Born: March 29, 1924 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 (7521st 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 Apr 16, 2014 4:25PM
All-Time Rank: #479. Del Shofner… #480. Bill Forester… #481. Max Montoya… #482. EMLEN TUNNELL… #483. Bob Baumhower… #484. Larry Little… #485. Chris Spielman… 

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 AV
1948 24 NYG PR 10 3 12 115 0 25 9.6 1 21 0 21 21.0 211
1949 25 NYG PR 12 3 26 315 1 67 12.1 2 26 0 23 13.0 348
1950* 26 NYG LDH/PR 45 12 31 305 0 43 9.8 305
1951*+ 27 NYG KR/LDH/PR 45 12 34 489 3 81 14.4 6 227 1 100 37.8 716
1952*+ 28 NYG KR/LS/PR 45 12 30 411 0 60 13.7 15 364 0 39 24.3 775
1953* 29 NYG KR/LS/PR 45 12 38 223 0 37 5.9 17 479 0 86 28.2 702
1954* 30 NYG LS/PR 45 12 21 70 0 12 3.3 5 98 0 25 19.6 168
1955*+ 31 NYG LS/PR 45 12 25 98 1 66 3.9 98
1956*+ 32 NYG LS/PR 45 12 22 120 0 14 5.5 120
1957* 33 NYG LS 45 12 12 60 0 23 5.0 60
1958 34 NYG 45 12 6 0 0 0 0.0 0
1959* 35 GNB LS 45 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
1960 36 GNB LS 45 12 0 6
1961 37 GNB 45 13 0 2
Career 167 6 258 2209 5 81 8.6 46 1215 1 100 26.4 3506 8
11 yrs NYG 130 6 257 2206 5 81 8.6 46 1215 1 100 26.4 3503
3 yrs GNB 37 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3 8

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

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
1948 24 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 25 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

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 24 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

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
1948 24 NYG PR 10 3 1 1 6
1949 25 NYG PR 12 3 1 2 3 18
1951*+ 27 NYG KR/LDH/PR 45 12 3 1 4 24
1955*+ 31 NYG LS/PR 45 12 1 1 6
1957* 33 NYG LS 45 12 1 1 6
Career 167 6 5 1 4 10 60
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Bill Bradley, Ken Gorgal, Bob Sanders, Deron Cherry, Jairus Byrd, Marcus Robertson, Barry Wilburn, Lito Sheppard, LeRoy Irvin, Greg Bright
4 Deron Cherry, Sam Madison, Bob Sanders, Bill Bradley, Dave Duerson, Rod Woodson*, Herb Adderley*, Tony Banfield, Yale Lary*, Darrelle Revis
5 Frank Gifford*, Darrelle Revis, Sam Madison, Herb Adderley*, Rod Woodson*, Lem Barney*, Del Shofner, Deron Cherry, Yale Lary*, Mark Haynes
6 Darrelle Revis, Jimmy Patton, Herb Adderley*, Frank Gifford*, Deron Cherry, Lem Barney*, Yale Lary*, Del Shofner, Troy Polamalu, Willie Wood*
7 Jimmy Patton, Herb Adderley*, Del Shofner, Rod Woodson*, Frank Gifford*, Willie Wood*, Troy Polamalu, Lem Barney*, Yale Lary*, Mark Haynes
8 Jimmy Patton, Herb Adderley*, Frank Gifford*, Rod Woodson*, Willie Wood*, Ed Reed, Jack Christiansen*, Champ Bailey, Del Shofner, Jerry Norton
9 Rod Woodson*, Herb Adderley*, Jimmy Patton, Ed Reed, Willie Wood*, Frank Gifford*, Troy Polamalu, Jack Christiansen*, Champ Bailey, Jack Butler*
10 Willie Wood*, Mike Haynes*, Deion Sanders*, Herb Adderley*, Frank Gifford*, Troy Polamalu, Jack Christiansen*, Jack Butler*, Rod Woodson*, Jimmy Patton
11 Yale Lary*, Deion Sanders*, Mike Haynes*, Willie Wood*, Frank Gifford*, Herb Adderley*, Ronde Barber, Champ Bailey, Willie Brown*, Jack Christiansen*
12 Frank Gifford*, Deion Sanders*, Ronde Barber, Mike Haynes*, Willie Wood*, Rod Woodson*, Yale Lary*, Herb Adderley*, Ed Reed, Lem Barney*
13 Willie Wood*, Frank Gifford*, Deion Sanders*, Mike Haynes*, Rod Woodson*, Herb Adderley*, Ronde Barber, Ed Reed, Jimmy Patton, Willie Brown*
14 Willie Wood*, Rod Woodson*, Frank Gifford*, Deion Sanders*, Mike Haynes*, Herb Adderley*, Ed Reed, Jimmy Patton, Lem Barney*, Ronde Barber
Career Willie Wood*, Jimmy Patton, Mike Haynes*, Deion Sanders*, Rod Woodson*, Yale Lary*, Lem Barney*, Champ Bailey, Herb Adderley*, Ronde Barber

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams