John Avery

John Edward Avery III
Born: January 11, 1976
Richmond, VA USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 188
College: Mississippi
High School: Asheville (NC)
Career: 1998-2007
Drafted: 1998 in Round 1, #29 overall by the Miami Dolphins

John Avery played from 1998 to 2007 during his career with the Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings, Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts and Chicago Enforcers. Avery ran for 5,031 yards in his career on 996 attempts, scoring 27 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 177 passes for 1,663 yards and 10 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
2005CFL Toronto Argonauts11100.01515.000.000.015 118.8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1998NFL Miami Dolphins1435033.544 2
1999NFL Denver Broncos5214.211 0
2001XFL Chicago Enforcers1508005.373t5
2002CFL Edmonton Eskimos22914486.361 9
2003NFL Minnesota Vikings100.00
2004CFL Toronto Argonauts2029744.874 4
2005CFL Toronto Argonauts1095264.826 2
2006CFL Toronto Argonauts824325.323 2
2007CFL Toronto Argonauts753274.422 3
NFL1495243.544 2
XFL1508005.373 5
CFL69737075.374 20
Totals99650315.174 27


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1998NFL Miami Dolphins10676.719 1
1999NFL Denver Broncos4246.011 0
2001XFL Chicago Enforcers1729717.568t2
2002CFL Edmonton Eskimos453878.631 2
2003NFL Minnesota Vikings22412.013 1
2004CFL Toronto Argonauts483647.627 1
2005CFL Toronto Argonauts3639310.946 3
2006CFL Toronto Argonauts8415.117 0
2007CFL Toronto Argonauts7669.418 0
NFL161157.219 2
XFL1729717.568 2
CFL14412518.746 6
Totals17716639.468 10

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
2002CFL Edmonton Eskimos6345.713 0
CFL6345.713 0
Totals6345.713 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1998NFL Miami Dolphins43108525.255 0
1999NFL Denver Broncos713719.625 0
1999NFL Miami Dolphins25527.533 0
2001XFL Chicago Enforcers177.00
2002CFL Edmonton Eskimos2666125.475 0
2003NFL Minnesota Vikings1634621.648 0
2004CFL Toronto Argonauts47719.229 0
2005CFL Toronto Argonauts24221.028 0
NFL68162323.955 0
CFL3278024.475 0
Totals101241023.975 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Def ST Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1998NFL Miami Dolphins5200
2002CFL Edmonton Eskimos431
2003NFL Minnesota Vikings1000
2004CFL Toronto Argonauts110

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1998NFL Miami Dolphins21000018
2001XFL Chicago Enforcers520000000042
2002CFL Edmonton Eskimos920000066
2003NFL Minnesota Vikings0100006
2004CFL Toronto Argonauts41000030
2005CFL Toronto Argonauts23000030
2006CFL Toronto Argonauts2000012
2007CFL Toronto Argonauts3000018

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1998NFLMiami Dolphins160
1999NFLDenver Broncos50
1999NFLMiami Dolphins10
2001XFLChicago Enforcers1010
2002CFLEdmonton Eskimos18
2003NFLMinnesota Vikings60
2004CFLToronto Argonauts17
2005CFLToronto Argonauts130
2006CFLToronto Argonauts7
2007CFLToronto Argonauts5


2002 - CFL CFL All-CFL
2002 - CFL CFLPA All-Star
2002 - CFL CFL West All-Star


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