John Crow

John David Crow
Born: July 8, 1935
Marion, LA USA
Deceased: June 17, 2015
Position: HB-TE-FB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
College: Texas A&M
High School: Springhill (LA)
Career: 1958-1968
Drafted: 1958 in Round 1, #2 overall by the Chicago Cardinals

John Crow played from 1958 to 1968 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. Crow ran for 4,963 yards in his career on 1,157 attempts, scoring 38 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 258 passes for 3,699 yards and 35 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals100.000.000.01100.00.0
1960NFL St. Louis Cardinals18950.024713.7211.115.652 109.7
1961NFL St. Louis Cardinals14428.6765.417.117.132 43.8
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals201260.024112.000.000.057 102.3
1963NFL St. Louis Cardinals3266.7279.0133.300.017 134.7
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals100.
1965NFL San Francisco 49ers4250.06115.2125.0125.045 95.8
1966NFL San Francisco 49ers4250.06115.200.0125.046 56.3
1967NFL San Francisco 49ers5240.0469.200.000.025 73.8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals522214.283 2
1959NFL Chicago Cardinals1406664.873 3
1960NFL St. Louis Cardinals18310715.957 6
1961NFL St. Louis Cardinals481924.017 1
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals1927513.935 14
1963NFL St. Louis Cardinals9343.80
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals1635543.457 7
1965NFL San Francisco 49ers1325143.930 2
1966NFL San Francisco 49ers1214773.931 1
1967NFL San Francisco 49ers1134794.239 2
1968NFL San Francisco 49ers441.00
Totals115749634.383 38


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals2036218.191 3
1959NFL Chicago Cardinals2732812.136 4
1960NFL St. Louis Cardinals2546218.552 3
1961NFL St. Louis Cardinals2030615.335 3
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals2324610.753 3
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals2325711.222 1
1965NFL San Francisco 49ers2849317.654 7
1966NFL San Francisco 49ers3034111.454 3
1967NFL San Francisco 49ers3137312.059 3
1968NFL San Francisco 49ers3153117.154 5
Totals258369914.391 35

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals263.00

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals614524.254 0
1959NFL Chicago Cardinals518537.072 0
Totals1133030.072 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals230100036
1959NFL Chicago Cardinals34000042
1960NFL St. Louis Cardinals6300054
1961NFL St. Louis Cardinals1300024
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals1430000102
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals7100048
1965NFL San Francisco 49ers2700054
1966NFL San Francisco 49ers1300024
1967NFL San Francisco 49ers2300030
1968NFL San Francisco 49ers0500030

Playing Career:


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1960s Team


1959 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1959 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1962 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1962 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)