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Bob Westfall

Robert Barton Westfall

Position: FB-LB-TB
Height: 5-8    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: May 5, 1919 in Detroit, MI
Died: October 23, 1980 in Adrian, MI
High School: Ann Arbor
College: Michigan   (school history)    (Westfall college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1942 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)
1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)


All-Pro

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
1944 25 DET FB 10 10 65 277 3 75 4.3 27.7 6.5 16 218 13.6 2 45 1.6 21.8 495 5 0
1945+ 26 DET FB 9 4 82 234 6 19 2.9 26.0 9.1 12 209 17.4 3 43 1.3 23.2 443 9 3
1946 27 DET fb 10 3 28 54 1 9 1.9 5.4 2.8 17 142 8.4 0 24 1.7 14.2 196 1 0
1947 28 DET fb 12 3 34 132 1 18 3.9 11.0 2.8 2 19 9.5 0 14 0.2 1.6 151 1 1
Career 41 20 209 697 11 75 3.3 17.0 5.1 47 588 12.5 5 45 1.1 14.3 1285 16 4

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
1944 25 DET FB 10 10 23 47 48.9 342 4 8.5 6 12.8 46 7.3 3.2 14.9 34.2 62.0 0 0
1945+ 26 DET FB 9 4 3 4 75.0 91 1 25.0 0 0.0 63 22.8 27.8 30.3 10.1 156.2 0 0
1946 27 DET fb 10 3 1 2 50.0 -5 0 0.0 1 50.0 -5 -2.5 -25.0 -5.0 -0.5 16.7 0 0
Career 41 20 27 53 50.9 428 5 9.4 7 13.2 63 8.1 4.0 15.9 10.4 70.0 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.

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
1944 25 DET FB 10 10 3 38 0 19 12.7 3 79 0 31 26.3 612
1945+ 26 DET FB 9 4 1 16 0 16 16.0 2 26 0 15 13.0 485
1946 27 DET fb 10 3 4 58 0 20 14.5 254
1947 28 DET fb 12 3 2 27 0 21 13.5 178
Career 41 20 4 54 0 19 13.5 11 190 0 31 17.3 1529

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
1944 25 DET FB 10 10 1 30 0 30 0
1945+ 26 DET FB 9 4 0 3 3 -11 0
1947 28 DET fb 12 3 0 1 1 0 0
Career 41 20 1 30 0 30 0 0 4 4 -11 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1944 25 DET FB 10 10 1 11 11 0 11.0
Career 41 20 1 11 11 0 11.0

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
1944 25 DET FB 10 10 3 2 5 30
1945+ 26 DET FB 9 4 6 3 9 54
1946 27 DET fb 10 3 1 1 6
1947 28 DET fb 12 3 1 1 6
Career 41 20 11 5 16 96

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams