Johnny Counts

John E. Counts Jr.
Born: February 28, 1939
Mount Pleasant, NY USA
Deceased: February 21, 2004
Newburgh, NY
Position: HB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
College: Illinois
High School: New Rochelle (NY)
Career: 1962-1966
Drafted: 1962 in Round 24, #189 overall (AFL) by the New York Titans

Johnny Counts played from 1962 to 1966 during his career with the New York Giants, Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Counts ran for 775 yards in his career on 156 attempts, scoring 3 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 30 passes for 293 yards and 1 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1964CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962NFL New York Giants14553.923 0
1964CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats855086.060 2
1965CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats492194.523 1
1966CFL Toronto Argonauts8-7-0.90
NFL14553.923 0
CFL1427205.160 3
Totals1567755.060 3


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962NFL New York Giants46215.524 0
1964CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats171488.723 1
1965CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats8749.239 0
1966CFL Toronto Argonauts199.00
NFL46215.524 0
CFL262318.939 1
Totals302939.839 1

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962NFL New York Giants8334.117 0
NFL8334.117 0
Totals8334.117 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962NFL New York Giants2678430.290 1
1963NFL New York Giants510721.431 0
1964CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats512424.831 0
1965CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats511022.032 0
1966CFL Toronto Argonauts12525.025 0
NFL3189128.790 1
CFL1125923.532 0
Totals42115027.490 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1962NFL New York Giants4200

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1962NFL New York Giants00010006
1964CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats21000018
1965CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1000006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1962NFLNew York Giants140
1963NFLNew York Giants30
1964CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats110
1965CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats10
1966CFLToronto Argonauts2


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