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2012 Finalists comparative stats: Defensive Backs

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01/16/2012


Both defensive backs being considered for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012 are finalists for the first time. Cornerback Jack Butler, one of two senior candidates, retired as the game’s No. 2 all-time interceptor. Aeneas Williams spent 12 seasons at cornerback and two final years at safety. He earned Pro Bowl berths at both positions.

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Defensive Back Finalists for 2012 Election
   
Player Yrs. No. Yds TD No. Yds. TD No. Yds TD TD PAT FG TOT Other Categories
Jack Butler 9 52 827 4 3 17 0 - - - 9 0 0 54 Receiving: 7-102, 4 TDs; Fum Ret: 1 TD
Aeneas Williams 14 55 807 9 - - - - - - 12 0 0 72 Sacks: 3.0; Fum Ret: 20-268 yards, 3 TD
Defensive Backs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
   
Player Yrs. No. Yds TD No. Yds. TD No. Yds TD TD PAT FG TOT Other Categories
Herb Adderley 12 48 1,046 7 1 0 0 120 3,080 2 9 0 0 54  
Lem Barney 11 56 1,077 7 143 1,312 2 50 1,274 1 11 0 0 66 Fumble Ret: 11-168; FG Ret: 1-94 yards, 1TD; Punting: 113-35.5 Avg.
Mel Blount 14 57 736 2 1 52 0 36 911 0 4 0 0 24 Fumble Ret: 13-105, 2 TD
Willie Brown 16 54 472 2 3 29 0 3 70 2 2 0 0 14  
Jack Christiansen 8 46 717 3 85 1,084 8 59 1,329 0 13 0 0 78 Rush: 19-143, 2 TD
Darrell Green 20 54 621 6 51 611 0 1 9 0 8 0 0 48 Sacks: 1.0; Rush: 1-6; Fumble Ret: 2
Mike Haynes 14 46 688 2 112 1,168 2 - - - 5 0 0 30 Fumble Ret: 12-6; Blocked FG: 1-65, 1TD
Ken Houston 14 49 898 9 51 333 1 3 80 0 12 0 0 72 Fumble Ret: 19-116, 1TD, Blocked FG: 1-71, 1TD
Jimmy Johnson 16 47 615 2 - - - - - - 6 0 0 38 Rec: 40-690, 4 TD
Paul Krause 16 81 1,185 3 - - - - - - 6 0 0 36  
Dick Lane 14 68 1,207 5 4 14 0 - - - 8 0 0 52 Rec: 8-253 yards
Yale Lary 11 50 787 2 126 758 3 22 495 0 6 0 0 36 Punting: 503-44.3 Avg.
Dick LeBeau 14 62 762 3 - - - 2 16 0 4 0 0 24 Fum Ret: 1 TD
Ronnie Lott 14 63 730 5 - - - 8 113 0 5 0 0 30 Sacks: 8.5
Mel Renfro 14 52 626 3 109 842 1 85 2,246 2 6 0 0 36 Rush: 8-52 yards
Deion Sanders 14 53 1,331 9 212 2,199 6 155 3,523 3 22 0 0 132 Receiving: 60-784, 3 TDs; Rushing: 9-(-14); Passing: 0-2-0; Fumble Ret for TD: 1
Emmitt Thomas 13 58 937 5 11 64 0 29 673 0 5 0 0 30  
Emlen Tunnell 14 79 1,282 4 258 2209 5 46 1215 1 10 0 0 60 Rush: 17-43 yards
Roger Wehrli 14 40 309 2 42 310 0 5 38 0 3 1 0 19 Rush: 5-45, 1TD
Larry Wilson 12 52 800 5 3 26 0 11 198 0 8 0 0 50 Rush: 5-36 yards, 1TD; Safties: 1; Fumble Ret: 2TD
Willie Wood 12 48 699 2 187 1391 2 3 20 0 4 1 0 25  
Rod Woodson 17 71 1,483 12 260 2362 2 220 4894 2 17 0 0 102 Rushing: 1-0; Fumble Ret: 1TD; Sacks: 13.5
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