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Jim Youngblood

James Lee Youngblood

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 235 lbs.

Born: February 23, 1950 in Union, SC
High School: Jonesville
College: Tennessee Tech
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2nd round (42nd overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (981st overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 13, 2016 7:25AM
All-Time Rank: #338. Lionel Taylor… #339. Kevin Mawae… #340. Ted Washington… #341. JIM YOUNGBLOOD… #342. Lawyer Milloy… #343. Bucko Kilroy… #344. Brian Dawkins… 

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
1973 23 RAM 53 14 1 15 0 15 0 5
1974 24 RAM 53 14 4
1975 25 RAM 53 14 0 5
1976 26 RAM LLB 53 14 11 2 28 0 26 0 0 0 1 2 0 7
1977 27 RAM llb/MLB 53 14 14 2 27 1 25 0 10
1978 28 RAM LLB 53 16 16 2 50 0 36 0 0 0 3 2 0 9
1979* 29 RAM LLB 53 16 16 5 89 2 34 0 11
1980 30 RAM LLB 53 15 15 1 33 1 33 0 8
1981 31 RAM LLB 53 16 16 1 20 0 20 0 7
1982 32 RAM MLB 53 7 7 4
1983 33 RAM lb 53 7 3 2
1984 34 2TM 9 0 0
RAM 53 5 0 0
WAS 59 4 0 0
Career 156 98 14 262 4 36 0 0 0 4 4 0 72
12 yrs RAM 152 98 14 262 4 36 0 0 0 4 4 0 72
1 yr WAS 4 0 0

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1973 23 RAM LB 1
1974 24 RAM LB 2
1975 25 RAM LB 2 0
1976 26 RAM LLB 2 2
1977 27 RAM MLB 1 1
1978 28 RAM LLB 2 2
1979* 29 RAM LLB 3 3 1 10 0 10 0
1980 30 RAM LLB 1 1
1984 34 RAM LB 1 0
Career 15 9 1 10 0 10 0

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
1974 24 RAM 53 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 156 1 0 0 0 0.0 4
12 yrs RAM 152 98 1 0 0 0 0.0 4
1 yr WAS 4 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1977 27 RAM llb/MLB 53 14 14 1 1 6
1979* 29 RAM LLB 53 16 16 2 2 12
1980 30 RAM LLB 53 15 15 1 1 6
Career 156 98 4 4 24
12 yrs RAM 152 98 4 4 24
1 yr WAS 4 0 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams