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Brad Van Pelt

Bradley Alan Van Pelt

Position: LB
Height: 6-5    Weight: 235 lbs.

Born: April 5, 1951 in Owosso, MI
Died: February 17, 2009 in Harrison, MI
High School: Owosso
College: Michigan St.   (school history)    (Van Pelt college stats)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 70 (557th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 21, 2014 4:25AM
All-Time Rank: #394. Terrell Owens… #395. Butch Byrd… #396. Bernie Kosar… #397. BRAD VAN PELT… #398. Wayne Walker… #399. Torry Holt… #400. Jim Langer… 

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 AV
1973 22 NYG 10 5 2
1974 23 NYG LLB 10 12 11 2 22 0 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
1975 24 NYG RLB 10 14 14 3 8 0 5 0 7
1976* 25 NYG LLB 10 14 14 2 13 0 7 0 0 0 2 28 0 9
1977* 26 NYG LLB 10 14 14 2 9 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
1978* 27 NYG LLB 10 14 14 3 32 0 20 0 8
1979* 28 NYG LOLB 10 16 16 0 0 1 42 0 8
1980* 29 NYG LOLB 10 15 14 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 46 0 8
1981 30 NYG LOLB 10 14 13 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 9
1982 31 NYG LOLB 10 9 9 2.0 0 0 2 0 0 8
1983 32 NYG LOLB 10 16 16 3.0 2 7 0 6 0 8
1984 33 RAI LOLB 91 9 8 1 9 0 9 0 4
1985 34 RAI LOLB 91 16 15 5.0 1 22 0 22 0 8
1986 35 CLE 50 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Career 184 158 10.0 20 135 0 22 0 0 0 14 116 0 94
11 yrs NYG 143 135 5.0 18 104 0 20 0 0 0 13 116 0 81
2 yrs RAI 25 23 5.0 2 31 0 22 0 12
1 yr CLE 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1979* 28 NYG LOLB 10 16 16 1 20 20.0 0 20 0.1 1.3 20 0 0
Career 184 158 1 20 20.0 0 20 0.0 0.1 20 0 0
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4 Andre Collins, Karlos Dansby, Wayne Simmons, Bob Swenson, Vernon Maxwell, David Griggs, Fred Wallner, Derek Smith, Mike Kolen, Nick Barnett
5 Bob Swenson, Tamba Hali, Andre Collins, Derek Smith, Curtis Lofton, Daryl Smith, Paul Naumoff, Earl Holmes, Riki Ellison, Will Witherspoon
6 Daryl Smith, Stan White, Matt Millen, Brad Dusek, Karlos Dansby, Lucius Sanford, John Reger, Derek Smith, Andre Collins, Deon Grant
7 Mike Kolen, Larry Gordon, Brad Dusek, Cecil Johnson, Daryl Smith, Earl Holmes, Deon Grant, Karlos Dansby, A.J. Hawk, Walt Michaels
8 John Reger, Larry Gordon, Daryl Smith, Greg Ellis, LaVern Torgeson, Walt Michaels, Earl Holmes, Deon Grant, Reggie Williams, Karlos Dansby
9 Greg Ellis, Karlos Dansby, Reggie Williams, Walt Michaels, Deon Grant, John Reger, Matt Millen, Derek Smith, Jamie Sharper, Bob Breunig
10 Greg Ellis, Don Shinnick, Walt Michaels, London Fletcher, Reggie Williams, John Reger, Jamie Sharper, Paul Naumoff, Bill Svoboda, Deon Grant
11 Walt Michaels, John Reger, Greg Ellis, Dave Edwards, Tom Scott, Matt Millen, London Fletcher, Stan White, Paul Naumoff, Deon Grant
12 Greg Ellis, Dave Edwards, John Reger, London Fletcher, Stan White, Matt Millen, Tom Scott, Walt Michaels, Paul Naumoff, William Thomas
13 Greg Ellis, Paul Naumoff, John Reger, London Fletcher, Matt Millen, Walt Michaels, Dave Edwards, Tom Scott, Don Shinnick, Marvcus Patton
14 Greg Ellis, Paul Naumoff, John Reger, London Fletcher, Matt Millen, Walt Michaels, Dave Edwards, D.D. Lewis, Tom Scott, Don Shinnick
Career Dave Edwards, Paul Naumoff, London Fletcher, Don Shinnick, Doug Buffone, D.D. Lewis, Donnie Edwards, Reggie Williams, Darryl Talley, Stan White

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams