Alan Ameche 1st round draft pick of the Baltimore Colts in 1955 from Wisconsin. Led the NFL in rushing his rookie year with 961 yards and 9 touchdowns on the ground. Named All Pro that season as well. Played until 1960 finishing with 4045 yards, averaging 4.2 yards a carry during his 6-year career. Selected to 4 Pro Bowls. Named to the Hall of Fame All-1950s Team.

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Alan Ameche All-Time Career Statistics

Regular Season Career Rushing & Receiving Totals
Rushing Receiving Totals
Year Age Team # Games Carries Yds Y/A Lng TD Catches Yards Y/R Long TD Touches Y/Tch YScm Total Touchdowns Fumbles
1955*+ 22 BAL 35 12 213 961 4.5 79 9 27 141 5.2 18 0 240 4.6 1102 9 3
1956* 23 BAL 35 12 178 858 4.8 43 8 26 189 7.3 22 0 204 5.1 1047 8 3
1957* 24 BAL 35 12 144 493 3.4 49 5 15 137 9.1 40 2 159 4.0 630 7 3
1958* 25 BAL 35 12 171 791 4.6 28 8 13 81 6.2 18 1 184 4.7 872 9 1
1959 26 BAL 35 12 178 679 3.8 26 7 13 129 9.9 30 1 191 4.2 808 8 3
1960 27 BAL 35 10 80 263 3.3 16 3 7 56 8.0 19 0 87 3.7 319 3 0
6-Year NFL Career 70 964 4045 4.2 79 40 101 733 7.3 40 4 1065 4.5 4778 44 13


Post Season Career Rushing & Receiving Totals
Rushing Receiving Totals
Year Age Team G Carries Yards Y/A Long TD Catches Yareds Y/R Long TD Touch Y/Tch YScm Total Touchdowns Fumbles
1958* 25 BAL♚ 1 14 65 4.6 23 2 3 17 5.7 10 0 17 4.8 82 2 0
1959 26 BAL♚ 1 9 31 3.4 6 0 1 13 13.0 13 0 10 4.4 44 0 0
Post Season Career Totals 2 23 96 4.2 23 2 4 30 7.5 13 0 27 4.7 126 2
  • + – All-Pro Selection
  • * – Pro Bowl Selection
  • ♦ – Led the League
  • ♚ – NFL Champion
     

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