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1953 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 Woodley Lewis RAM 28 KR/PR 12 0 35 267 1 78 7.6 32 830 0 69 25.9 1099
2 Emlen Tunnell* NYG 29 KR/LS/PR 12 0 38 223 0 37 5.9 17 479 0 86 28.2 702
3 Lynn Chandnois* PIT 28 KR/PR/RH 12 0 26 101 0 15 3.9 21 610 1 93 29.0 1593
4 Al Carmichael GNB 25 KR/PR/RH 12 0 20 199 0 52 10.0 26 641 0 43 24.7 1170
5 Al Pollard PHI 25 FB/PR 12 0 20 106 0 20 5.3 13 301 0 49 23.2 484
6 Eddie Macon CHI 26 PR/RS 12 0 17 68 0 15 4.0 13 373 0 70 28.7 595
7 Hugh McElhenny*+ SFO 25 PR/RH 12 0 15 104 0 25 6.9 15 368 0 55 24.5 1449
8 Frank Gifford* NYG 23 LDH 12 0 16 106 0 40 6.6 13 327 0 55 25.2 882
9 Charlie Trippi* CRD 31 LH/P/PR 12 0 21 239 0 38 11.4 8 199 0 33 24.9 958
10 Jerry Williams PHI 30 KR 12 0 15 25 0 8 1.7 14 343 0 62 24.5 1151
11 Johnny Williams WAS 26 KR/PR/RS 12 0 18 172 0 62 9.6 9 224 0 33 24.9 396
12 Ray Mathews PIT 24 LH/LS 12 0 16 128 0 54 8.0 10 261 0 44 26.1 995
13 George Taliaferro* BAL 26 KR/LH/P/PR 11 11 10 31 0 7 3.1 16 331 0 39 20.7 1187
14 Joe Arenas SFO 28 KR/LH 12 0 8 93 0 50 11.6 16 551 0 82 34.4 1137
15 Ken Carpenter CLE 27 KR/LH 12 0 6 0 0 0 0.0 16 367 0 40 22.9 671
16 Don Paul* CRD 27 RH 12 0 18 85 0 22 4.7 4 106 0 35 26.5 472
17 Billy Reynolds CLE 22 PR 12 0 18 111 0 28 6.2 4 74 0 21 18.5 618
18 Leon Campbell CHI 26 KR 12 0 19 455 0 41 23.9 659
19 Yale Lary* DET 23 PR/RS 11 0 13 115 1 74 8.8 6 116 0 33 19.3 252
20 Jack Christiansen*+ DET 25 KR/LS 12 0 8 22 0 10 2.8 10 183 0 34 18.3 200
21 Billy Cross CRD 24 KR 12 0 6 5 0 5 0.8 12 257 0 39 21.4 743
22 Jug Girard DET 26 11 0 9 86 0 41 9.6 9 252 0 85 28.0 435
23 Larry Coutre 2TM 25 10 0 5 43 0 25 8.6 12 318 0 78 26.5 396
24 Ray Renfro* CLE 24 12 0 17 53 0 16 3.1 1127
25 Buddy Young BAL 27 RH 10 0 6 9 0 9 1.5 11 378 1 104 34.4 723
26 Lloyd Lowe CHI 25 7 0 15 51 0 28 3.4 1 26 0 26 26.0 111
27 Vitamin Smith RAM 30 11 0 12 30 0 21 2.5 2 44 0 26 22.0 251
28 Larry Coutre BAL 25 3 0 4 38 0 25 9.5 9 266 0 78 29.6 304
29 Jim Brandt PIT 24 12 0 6 34 0 18 5.7 6 135 0 44 22.5 290
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 Willie Carter CRD 22 8 0 4 20 0 9 5.0 8 178 0 32 22.3 195
31 Hall Haynes WAS 25 8 0 5 92 0 43 18.4 7 123 0 24 17.6 215
32 Gib Dawson GNB 23 7 0 7 72 1 60 10.3 4 102 0 33 25.5 192
33 Wally Triplett CRD 27 4 0 10 253 0 48 25.3 276
34 Sam Baker WAS 24 k 11 0 9 186 0 40 20.7 279
35 Don Johnson PHI 22 12 0 5 14 0 14 2.8 4 69 0 26 17.3 749
36 Rex Berry SFO 29 LDH 12 0 7 42 0 17 6.0 1 37 0 37 37.0 79
37 Bob Boyd RAM 25 RE 12 0 5 26 0 13 5.2 3 42 0 21 14.0 616
38 Lew Carpenter DET 21 12 0 8 172 0 30 21.5 196
39 Bill Dudley WAS 34 K 12 0 8 34 0 16 4.3 49
40 Howie Ferguson GNB 23 FB 11 0 7 123 0 30 17.6 343
41 Buford Long NYG 22 10 0 7 198 0 36 28.3 476
42 Tom McCormick RAM 23 RH 11 0 2 2 0 2 1.0 5 134 0 44 26.8 237
43 Billy Anderson CHI 24 RDH 12 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 5 127 0 28 25.4 167
44 Paul Barry WAS 27 12 0 6 112 0 36 18.7 400
45 Gene Gedman DET 21 12 0 4 10 0 5 2.5 2 47 0 25 23.5 433
46 Hal Giancanelli PHI 24 12 0 4 11 0 11 2.8 2 45 0 38 22.5 533
47 J.R. Boone GNB 28 8 0 5 24 0 9 4.8 103
48 Charlie Justice WAS 29 LH 12 0 4 6 0 6 1.5 1 20 0 20 20.0 1076
49 Tommy Kalmanir BAL 27 9 0 2 19 0 14 9.5 3 51 0 25 17.0 154
50 Ed Mioduszewski BAL 22 qb 12 1 4 13 0 5 3.3 1 25 0 25 25.0 71
51 Carl Taseff BAL 25 LS 9 0 1 71 1 71 71.0 4 87 0 35 21.8 159
52 Jack Cloud WAS 28 12 0 4 68 0 22 17.0 75
53 Larry Coutre GNB 25 7 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 3 52 0 27 17.3 92
54 Fred Morrison CHI 27 FB/P 12 0 4 43 0 14 10.8 564
55 Breezy Reid GNB 26 LH 12 0 4 82 0 23 20.5 674
56 Pete Schabarum SFO 24 10 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 2 50 0 27 25.0 250
57 Billy Stone CHI 28 LH 12 0 4 12 0 10 3.0 557
58 Doak Walker*+ DET 26 K/LH 12 0 4 139 0 54 34.8 978
59 Don Barton GNB 23 5 0 2 13 0 9 6.5 1 14 0 14 14.0 118
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 Bruney SFO 22 RS 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 2 46 0 25 23.0 57
61 Al Campana CRD 27 RS 8 0 3 56 0 27 18.7 51
62 Bob Hudson PHI 23 LS 12 0 2 10 0 10 5.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 10
63 Ken Jackson BAL 24 12 0 3 37 0 19 12.3 37
64 Tom Landry NYG 29 P/RS 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 2 38 0 23 19.0 43
65 Marion Motley CLE 33 12 0 3 60 0 22 20.0 268
66 Dan Sandifer 2TM 26 4 0 3 35 0 23 11.7 35
67 Dan Sandifer GNB 26 1 0 3 35 0 23 11.7 35
68 Lou Tepe PIT 23 10 0 3 47 0 18 15.7 47
69 Harry Babcock SFO 23 10 0 2 3 0 3 1.5 62
70 Byron Bailey GNB 23 10 0 2 34 0 21 17.0 182
71 Joe Campanella BAL 23 RT 12 0 2 13 0 13 6.5 13
72 John Hoffman* CHI 28 RH 12 0 2 32 0 17 16.0 468
73 John Martinkovic* GNB 26 LDE 12 0 2 12 0 8 6.0 12
74 Walt Michaels CLE 24 12 0 2 40 0 22 20.0 40
75 Johnny Olszewski* CRD 23 FB 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 17 0 17 17.0 613
76 Johnny Papit 2TM 25 7 0 2 38 0 21 19.0 149
77 Johnny Papit GNB 25 4 0 2 38 0 21 19.0 82
78 Joe Perry*+ SFO 26 FB 12 0 2 21 0 11 10.5 1230
79 Barney Poole BAL 30 RDE 12 0 2 24 0 21 12.0 24
80 Skeets Quinlan RAM 25 LH 12 0 2 38 0 22 19.0 1003
81 Bert Rechichar BAL 23 K/LDH 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 28 0 28 28.0 179
82 Julie Rykovich WAS 30 RH 12 0 2 39 0 26 19.5 363
83 Deral Teteak GNB 24 7 0 2 62 0 47 31.0 62
84 Bennie Aldridge GNB 27 8 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
85 Ken Bahnsen SFO 23 7 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 22
86 Les Bingaman*+ DET 27 MG 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
87 Don Boll WAS 26 LT 12 12 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
88 Gene Brito* WAS 28 LDE 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 41
89 Hardy Brown SFO 29 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
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 Jack Butler PIT 26 RDH 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 48
91 Randy Clay NYG 25 K/RH 12 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 97
92 Ollie Cline DET 28 FB 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 295
93 George Connor*+ CHI 28 LT 12 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 38
94 Tony Curcillo CRD 22 12 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 46
95 Art DeCarlo PIT 22 LDH 12 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
96 Frank Dempsey CHI 28 LLB 11 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
97 Don Doll* WAS 27 LS 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
98 Gene Donaldson CLE 23 11 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
99 Leo Elter PIT 24 12 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 133
100 Tom Finnin BAL 26 RDT 11 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
101 Bill Forester GNB 21 MG 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
102 Bob Gaona PIT 22 LT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
103 John Helwig CHI 26 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
104 Bob Hoernschemeyer DET 28 RH 12 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 774
105 Sherman Howard CLE 29 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 48
106 George Hughes* PIT 28 RT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
107 Jack Jennings CRD 27 RT 12 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
108 Dub Jones CLE 29 RH 12 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 408
109 Don Joyce CRD 24 RDT 10 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
110 Tom Keane*+ BAL 27 RS 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 64
111 Ken Konz CLE 25 RS 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
112 Paul Lipscomb* WAS 30 RDT 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
113 Ace Loomis GNB 25 LDH 10 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
114 Ted Marchibroda PIT 22 4 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 40
115 Bud McFadin RAM 25 7 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
116 Brad Myers RAM 24 12 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 138
117 Chuck Noll CLE 21 RG 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
118 Leo Nomellini*+ SFO 29 RDT 12 12 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
119 Jim Parmer PHI 26 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 265
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 Joe Schmidt DET 21 LLB 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
121 Tom Scott PHI 23 LDE 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
122 Ed Sprinkle CHI 30 RDE 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
123 Dick Stanfel*+ DET 26 RG 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
124 Don Steinbrunner CLE 21 8 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
125 Bob Stringer PHI 24 RS 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 16
126 Joe Sulaitis NYG 32 RDE 12 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
127 Bill Svoboda* CRD 25 LS 12 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
128 Harry Thompson RAM 27 8 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
129 Charlie Toogood RAM 26 LDT 12 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
130 Bill Wightkin CHI 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 22
131 Dick Wildung GNB 32 LDT 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
132 George Young CLE 29 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
133 Tank Younger* RAM 25 12 0 1 24 0 24 24.0 633