Kick & Punt Returns

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Kick & Punt Returns Table
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 AV
197923OAKDB381600003
198024BUFDB281610002
198125BUFDB28160016066.0222
198226MINDB21802170118.50171
198327MINLCB21146211580177.524403022.02404
198428MINRCB21161329074.534701915.7634
198529MINRCB211111023302216.5605
198630MINDB21160231620157.03170504322.78792
198731MINDB213278602812.31016903316.92551
Career11633554320287.949100404320.5153624
6 yrsMIN6832554320287.94899804320.8151417
2 yrsBUF321016066.0224
1 yrOAK1600003
Kick & Punt Returns Table
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
198024BUFDB10
198125BUFDB200049
198226MIN2056502013.0065
Career556502013.00114
2 yrsBUF300049
1 yrMIN2056502013.0065
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Defense & Fumbles

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Defense & Fumbles Table
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Sfty
197923OAKDB38160100001001.0
198125BUFDB2816011201202400.0
198226MINDB2180000000.5
198327MINLCB2114633801920000.0
198428MINRCB211613370712001.0
198529MINRCB21111122702702001.0
198630MINDB2116011201233000.0
198731MINDB2132040000.0
Career1163311960271010403.5
6 yrsMIN6832984027107002.5
2 yrsBUF32111201202400.0
1 yrOAK160100001001.0
Defense & Fumbles Table
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Sfty
198125BUFDB201490490000001.0
Career5149049001.0
2 yrsBUF30149049001.0
1 yrMIN20000.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Hall of Fame Monitor

PFR HOF Monitor: 7.85 (1023rd among DB, average HOF DB is 98.02)

Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Rufus Bess?

Rufus Bess is 67 years old.

When was Rufus Bess born?

Rufus Bess was born on September 13, 1956.

Where was Rufus Bess born?

Rufus Bess was born in Hartsville, SC.

How tall is Rufus Bess?

Rufus Bess is 5-9 (175 cm) tall.

How much did Rufus Bess weigh when playing?

Rufus Bess weighed 184 lbs (83 kg) when playing.

Is Rufus Bess in the Hall of Fame?

Rufus Bess has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.

How many games did Rufus Bess play?

Rufus Bess played 116 games over his career.

When did Rufus Bess retire?

Rufus Bess last played in 1987.