Don Bessillieu

Donald Andrew Bessillieu
Born: May 4, 1956
Fort Benning, GA USA
Position: DB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
College: Georgia Tech
High School: Kendrick (Columbus, GA)
Career: 1979-1985
Drafted: 1979 in Round 5, #134 overall by the Miami Dolphins

Don Bessillieu played from 1979 to 1985 during his career with the Miami Dolphins, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Raiders, Jacksonville Bulls and Memphis Showboats. Bessillieu intercepted 19 passes for 189 yards in his career.


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Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1980NFL Miami Dolphins100.00
1981NFL Miami Dolphins11212.012 0
NFL2126.012 0
Totals2126.012 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1980NFL Miami Dolphins4089022.287 0
1981NFL Miami Dolphins711416.330 0
1984USFL Jacksonville Bulls611018.331 0
NFL47100421.487 0
USFL611018.331 0
Totals53111421.087 0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1980NFL Miami Dolphins4133.212 0
1981NFL Miami Dolphins100.00
1984USFL Jacksonville Bulls79113.041 0
1985USFL Jacksonville Bulls48220.530 1
1985USFL Memphis Showboats331.00
NFL5132.612 0
USFL1417612.641 1
Totals191899.941 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1980NFL Miami Dolphins0424410
1981NFL Miami Dolphins012000
NFL0544410
Totals00544410

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1980NFL Miami Dolphins00010006
1985USFL Jacksonville Bulls000010000006
NFL00000010000006
USFL00000100000006
Totals000001100000012


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1979NFLMiami Dolphins160
1980NFLMiami Dolphins1613
1981NFLMiami Dolphins166
1982NFLSt. Louis Cardinals30
1983NFLLos Angeles Raiders40
1984USFLJacksonville Bulls1818
1985NFLLos Angeles Raiders40
1985USFLJacksonville Bulls
1985USFLMemphis Showboats