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1951 NFL Kick & Punt Returns

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Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Joe Arenas SFO 26 KR/PR 12 0 21 272 0 51 13.0 21 542 0 49 25.8 1009
2 Emlen Tunnell*+ NYG 27 KR/LDH/PR 12 0 34 489 3 81 14.4 6 227 1 100 37.8 716
3 Billy Grimes* GNB 24 KR/PR/RH 12 0 16 100 0 26 6.3 23 582 0 47 25.3 975
4 Al Pollard 2TM 23 12 0 18 148 0 23 8.2 19 464 0 45 24.4 768
5 George Taliaferro* NYY 24 KR/P 12 0 9 68 0 23 7.6 27 622 0 47 23.0 1250
6 Don Paul CRD 25 LH/PR 12 0 19 143 0 23 7.5 15 424 0 57 28.3 1212
7 Bill Dudley* WAS 32 K/LH/PR 12 0 22 172 0 27 7.8 11 248 0 37 22.5 1121
8 Jack Christiansen DET 23 PR/S 12 0 18 343 4 89 19.1 11 270 0 45 24.5 613
9 Dom Moselle GNB 25 12 0 9 80 0 17 8.9 20 547 0 44 27.4 883
10 Al Pollard PHI 23 KR/LS/PR 6 0 15 114 0 23 7.6 14 326 0 36 23.3 576
11 Ray Mathews PIT 22 KR 12 0 15 231 1 68 15.4 13 327 0 40 25.2 595
12 Vitamin Smith RAM 28 KR/RH 12 0 12 139 0 37 11.6 15 274 0 36 18.3 834
13 Buddy Young NYY 25 LH/PR 12 0 12 231 1 79 19.3 14 427 1 90 30.5 1331
14 Lynn Chandnois PIT 26 WB 12 0 12 55 0 20 4.6 12 390 0 55 32.5 1217
15 Glenn Davis RAM 27 PR 11 0 15 85 0 31 5.7 9 179 0 33 19.9 554
16 Ken Carpenter* CLE 25 KR/LH/PR 11 0 14 173 0 49 12.4 9 196 0 48 21.8 954
17 Jim Cason* SFO 24 S 12 0 13 115 0 20 8.8 10 196 0 41 19.6 324
18 Dan Sandifer PHI 24 RDH 12 0 14 137 0 26 9.8 8 147 0 40 18.4 433
19 Doak Walker*+ DET 24 K/KR/LH 12 0 7 85 0 19 12.1 15 408 0 63 27.2 1270
20 Howard Hartley PIT 27 LS/PR 12 0 18 156 0 35 8.7 1 14 0 14 14.0 170
21 Billy Stone CHI 26 RDH 12 0 14 120 0 58 8.6 5 108 0 30 21.6 671
22 Bosh Pritchard 2TM 32 11 0 11 147 1 81 13.4 7 120 0 21 17.1 399
23 Emil Sitko CRD 28 KR 11 0 17 429 0 41 25.2 640
24 Brad Rowland CHI 23 KR 12 0 15 350 0 48 23.3 398
25 J.R. Boone CHI 26 LDH 10 0 14 113 0 23 8.1 239
26 Don Doll* DET 25 LDH 12 0 5 39 0 14 7.8 9 220 0 35 24.4 259
27 Cliff Lewis CLE 28 S 12 0 14 48 0 11 3.4 38
28 Wilford White CHI 23 PR 6 0 14 131 0 29 9.4 262
29 Harry Dowda WAS 29 KR 12 0 13 341 0 39 26.2 506
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Fred Morrison CHI 25 FB/P 12 0 13 353 0 86 27.2 446
31 Bosh Pritchard PHI 32 6 0 7 50 0 21 7.1 5 81 0 20 16.2 240
32 Clyde Scott PHI 27 12 0 4 72 0 30 18.0 8 171 0 30 21.4 616
33 Tommy Kalmanir RAM 25 12 0 5 86 1 67 17.2 6 120 0 32 20.0 358
34 Eddie Saenz WAS 29 2 0 2 6 0 6 3.0 9 145 0 24 16.1 168
35 Jerry Williams RAM 28 LDH/LH 10 0 4 22 0 11 5.5 6 133 0 28 22.2 310
36 Jack Dwyer WAS 24 LDH 12 0 7 22 0 8 3.1 1 19 0 19 19.0 41
37 Al Pollard NYY 23 6 0 3 34 0 0 11.3 5 138 0 45 27.6 192
38 Billy Cross CRD 22 12 0 7 39 0 14 5.6 644
39 Otto Schnellbacher*+ NYG 28 RS 12 0 7 32 0 14 4.6 32
40 Harry Gilmer WAS 25 qb 10 3 6 132 0 37 22.0 273
41 Bosh Pritchard NYG 32 5 0 4 97 1 81 24.3 2 39 0 21 19.5 159
42 Kyle Rote NYG 23 5 0 6 185 0 39 30.8 361
43 Joe Scott NYG 25 RH 12 0 6 154 0 36 25.7 877
44 George Buksar WAS 25 LLB 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 4 56 0 18 14.0 56
45 Bob Hoernschemeyer* DET 26 RH 11 0 2 16 0 11 8.0 3 78 0 41 26.0 1035
46 Chuck Hunsinger CHI 26 12 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 4 66 0 35 16.5 501
47 Woodley Lewis RAM 26 RDH 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 4 67 0 24 16.8 79
48 Walt Michaels GNB 22 RLB 12 0 5 86 0 26 17.2 86
49 Bobby Walston PHI 23 K/LE 12 0 5 57 0 17 11.4 569
50 Gene Brito WAS 26 RDE/RE 12 0 4 39 0 14 9.8 352
51 Tony Canadeo GNB 32 LH 12 0 4 101 0 48 25.3 458
52 Russ Craft* PHI 32 LDH 12 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 2 53 0 38 26.5 53
53 Jerry Davis CRD 27 8 0 4 10 0 6 2.5 27
54 Bobbie Griffin NYY 23 LDH 12 0 4 46 0 27 11.5 46
55 Don Phelps CLE 27 4 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3 66 0 25 22.0 134
56 Carl Taseff CLE 23 9 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 3 56 0 20 18.7 129
57 Sisto Averno NYY 26 12 0 3 28 0 16 9.3 28
58 Rex Bumgardner CLE 28 10 0 3 75 0 33 25.0 262
59 Ollie Cline DET 26 12 0 3 48 0 22 16.0 63
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Fred Davis CHI 33 LDT 12 0 3 26 0 16 8.7 26
61 Bill McPeak PIT 25 RDE 12 0 3 10 0 8 3.3 10
62 Leo Nomellini*+ SFO 27 RDT/RT 12 12 1 20 1 20 20.0 2 27 0 16 13.5 47
63 Jim Ostendarp NYG 28 2 0 2 57 0 45 28.5 1 15 0 15 15.0 72
64 Pete Pihos* PHI 28 RDE/RE 12 0 3 40 0 20 13.3 576
65 Elmer Angsman CRD 26 RH 12 0 2 51 0 29 25.5 626
66 Tom Bienemann CRD 23 12 0 2 34 0 18 17.0 42
67 George Blanda CHI 24 K/LLB 12 0 2 19 0 17 9.5 19
68 Emerson Cole CLE 24 12 0 2 28 0 20 14.0 310
69 Harper Davis GNB 26 S 12 0 2 21 0 17 10.5 36
70 Neil Ferris WAS 24 RDH 12 0 2 1 0 1 0.5 1
71 Joe Geri* PIT 27 K/P/TB 12 0 2 108 0 86 54.0 419
72 Horace Gillom CLE 30 P 12 0 2 25 0 15 12.5 189
73 Forrest Griffith NYG 23 LH 10 0 2 28 0 27 14.0 162
74 Bob Hendren WAS 28 12 0 2 21 0 11 10.5 21
75 Chick Jagade CLE 25 11 0 2 36 0 19 18.0 66
76 Tom Landry NYG 27 LS 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
77 Paul Lipscomb* WAS 28 RDT/RT 12 0 2 27 0 14 13.5 27
78 John Martinkovic GNB 24 RDE 12 0 2 34 0 31 17.0 34
79 John Panelli CRD 25 12 0 2 57 0 37 28.5 100
80 Fran Rogel PIT 24 FB 12 0 2 9 0 9 4.5 453
81 Ab Wimberly GNB 25 RE 12 0 2 4 0 3 2.0 14
82 Bennie Aldridge NYY 25 RDH 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
83 Bruno Banducci SFO 30 RG 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
84 Walt Barnes PHI 33 LG 12 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
85 Jack Butler PIT 24 LDH 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
86 Bobby Collier RAM 22 11 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
87 Ray Collins* SFO 24 LDT/LT 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
88 Rip Collins GNB 25 7 0 1 40 0 40 40.0 49
89 Fred Cone GNB 25 FB/K 12 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 525
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 George Connor*+ CHI 26 LT 12 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
91 Tex Coulter* NYG 27 LT 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
92 Gerry Cowhig PHI 30 RLB 11 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
93 Carl Elliott GNB 24 12 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 331
94 Jim Finks PIT 24 RDH 12 0 1 20 0 13 20.0 47
95 Bill Fischer* CRD 24 LT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
96 Barry French DET 29 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
97 Bob Gaudio CLE 26 RG 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
98 Abe Gibron CLE 26 LG 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
99 Jug Girard GNB 24 P 12 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 249
100 Bud Grant PHI 24 LDE 12 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
101 Wayne Hansen CHI 23 12 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
102 Pat Harder DET 29 FB 12 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 587
103 Jerry Hennessy CRD 25 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
104 Dick Hoerner RAM 29 FB 12 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 693
105 Duke Iverson NYY 31 LLB 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
106 Bob Jackson NYG 30 12 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 36
107 Jack Jennings CRD 25 RT 11 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
108 Harvey Johnson NYY 32 K/RLB 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
109 Bucko Kilroy PHI 30 RT 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
110 Mike McCormack* NYY 21 RT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
111 Paul Mitchell NYY 31 LT 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
112 Art Murakowski DET 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
113 Bill Murray NYG 25 RG 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 -4
114 Bob Nussbaumer GNB 27 4 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
115 Bill O'Connor NYY 25 12 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 202
116 Joe Perry SFO 24 FB 11 0 1 32 0 32 32.0 876
117 John Prchlik DET 26 RDT 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
118 Knox Ramsey CRD 25 RG 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
119 Gene Schroeder CHI 22 RE 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 483
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Wash Serini CHI 29 RG 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
121 Don Shula CLE 21 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
122 Herb Siegert WAS 27 LG 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
123 Wayne Siegert NYY 22 4 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
124 Don Simensen RAM 25 LT 12 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
125 Bishop Strickland SFO 24 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 179
126 Joe Sulaitis NYG 30 LG 12 0 1 37 0 37 37.0 62
127 Bob Summerhays GNB 24 MLB 12 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
128 Bill Svoboda CRD 23 RDH 12 0 1 29 0 29 29.0 35
129 Dan Towler* RAM 23 12 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 1121
130 Bill Wightkin CHI 24 LDE 10 0 1 3 1 3 3.0 50
131 Billy Wilson SFO 24 RE 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 268
132 Frank Wydo PIT 27 RT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0