Lem Barney

Cornerback

Lem Barney

11 seasons
56 interceptions
11 career TDs
7 Pro Bowls

11

seasons

56

interceptions

11

career TDs

7

Pro Bowls
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"I dive because I was in the mood to thrust forward and as I dove I intercepted it and did a forward shoulder roll got up and ran it into the endzone for I think 24 yard. And I said man this is going to be easy. That’s my first play and I remember it fondly.”

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(Jackson State)...6'0'', 188...Lemuel Jackson Barney. . .Second-round draft pick, 1967. . . NFL interception co-leader, defensive Rookie of Year, 1967 . . .Fifth cornerback to enter Hall. . .Returned kicks, emergency punter. . . Career record: 1,077 yards on 56 interceptions, 1,312 yards on punt returns, 1,274 yards on kickoff returns. . .Scored 11 career touchdowns. . .In seven Pro Bowls, All-NFL/NFC four times. . .Born September 8, 1945, in Gulfport, Mississippi.