John Carson

John Richard Carson
Born: January 31, 1930
Atlanta, GA USA
Deceased: April 1, 2009
Position: E
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 202
College: Georgia
High School: Franklin D. Roosevelt (Atlanta, GA)
Career: 1954-1960
Drafted: 1953 in Round 15, #179 overall by the Cleveland Browns

John Carson played from 1954 to 1960 during his career with the Washington Redskins and Houston Oilers. Carson caught 173 passes for 2,591 yards and 15 receiving touchdowns in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1954NFL Washington Redskins1213911.642 0
1955NFL Washington Redskins2344319.351 3
1956NFL Washington Redskins3950412.926 3
1957NFL Washington Redskins3458317.138 3
1958NFL Washington Redskins1424417.428 2
1959NFL Washington Redskins67412.317 0
1960AFL Houston Oilers4560413.447 4
NFL128198715.551 11
AFL4560413.447 4
Totals173259115.051 15

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1955NFL Washington Redskins1000
1960AFL Houston Oilers1000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1955NFL Washington Redskins300018
1956NFL Washington Redskins300018
1957NFL Washington Redskins300018
1958NFL Washington Redskins200012
1960AFL Houston Oilers400024

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1954NFLWashington Redskins120
1955NFLWashington Redskins120
1956NFLWashington Redskins120
1957NFLWashington Redskins120
1958NFLWashington Redskins40
1959NFLWashington Redskins50
1960AFLHouston Oilers140


1956 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)