Nick Buoniconti

Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti
Born: December 15, 1940
Springfield, MA USA
Position: LB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 220
College: Notre Dame
High School: Cathedral (Springfield, MA)
Career: 1962-1976
Drafted: 1962 in Round 13, #102 overall (AFL) by the Boston Patriots
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001

Nick Buoniconti played from 1962 to 1976 during his career with the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins. Buoniconti accounted for 14 points in his professional career.


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Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962AFL Boston Patriots188.00
AFL188.00
Totals188.00

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962AFL Boston Patriots231.50
1963AFL Boston Patriots34214.026 0
1964AFL Boston Patriots57515.026 0
1965AFL Boston Patriots33110.326 0
1966AFL Boston Patriots44310.841 0
1967AFL Boston Patriots471.80
1968AFL Boston Patriots3227.314 0
1969AFL Miami Dolphins3279.024 0
1971NFL Miami Dolphins11616.016 0
1972NFL Miami Dolphins2178.510 0
1974NFL Miami Dolphins22914.516 0
AFL272509.341 0
NFL56212.416 0
Totals323129.841 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1963AFL Boston Patriots01
1967AFL Boston Patriots00200
1969AFL Miami Dolphins001000
1971NFL Miami Dolphins010000
1973NFL Miami Dolphins031310
AFL003010
NFL0131310
Totals00161320

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1963AFL Boston Patriots010006
1967AFL Boston Patriots000012
1973NFL Miami Dolphins10006
AFL00000010000018
NFL00000010000006
Totals000000200000114


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1962AFLBoston Patriots140
1963AFLBoston Patriots140
1964AFLBoston Patriots140
1965AFLBoston Patriots140
1966AFLBoston Patriots140
1967AFLBoston Patriots130
1968AFLBoston Patriots88
1969AFLMiami Dolphins1313
1970NFLMiami Dolphins1414
1971NFLMiami Dolphins1414
1972NFLMiami Dolphins1414
1973NFLMiami Dolphins1313
1974NFLMiami Dolphins1313
1976NFLMiami Dolphins110

Awards

- AFL Hall of Fame 1st team All-1960s Team

Honors

1962 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1964 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1968 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1969 - AFL The Sporting News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1972 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1972 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1972 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1972 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1973 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)