John Gilliam

John Rally Gilliam
Born: August 7, 1945
Greenwood, SC USA
Position: WR-FL
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
College: South Carolina St.
High School: Brewer (Greenwood, SC)
Career: 1967-1977
Drafted: 1967 in Round 2, #52 overall by the New Orleans Saints

John Gilliam played from 1967 to 1977 during his career with the New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears and Chicago Winds. Gilliam caught 402 passes for 7,446 yards and 50 receiving touchdowns in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967NFL New Orleans Saints7415.919 0
1968NFL New Orleans Saints23618.029 0
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals1-4-4.0-4 0
1970NFL St. Louis Cardinals56813.648 1
1971NFL St. Louis Cardinals2168.012 0
1972NFL Minnesota Vikings8141.814 0
1973NFL Minnesota Vikings57114.244 1
1974NFL Minnesota Vikings2168.00
1975NFL Minnesota Vikings33511.722 0
1975WFL Chicago Winds1-13-13.0-13 0
NFL352938.448 2
WFL1-13-13.0-13 0
Totals362807.848 2


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967NFL New Orleans Saints2226412.035 1
1968NFL New Orleans Saints2428411.839 0
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals5299719.284 9
1970NFL St. Louis Cardinals4595221.279 5
1971NFL St. Louis Cardinals4283719.954 3
1972NFL Minnesota Vikings47103522.066 7
1973NFL Minnesota Vikings4290721.654 8
1974NFL Minnesota Vikings2657822.280 5
1975NFL Minnesota Vikings5077715.546 7
1975WFL Chicago Winds2039019.549 2
1976NFL Atlanta Falcons2129213.949 2
1977NFL New Orleans Saints1113312.123 1
NFL382705618.584 48
WFL2039019.549 2
Totals402744618.584 50

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967NFL New Orleans Saints7131.90
1968NFL New Orleans Saints15604.021 0
1971NFL St. Louis Cardinals12121.021 0
NFL23944.121 0
Totals23944.121 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967NFL New Orleans Saints1648130.194 1
1968NFL New Orleans Saints1532821.948 0
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals1133930.8100 1
1970NFL St. Louis Cardinals510721.426 0
1972NFL Minnesota Vikings1436926.447 0
1973NFL Minnesota Vikings1017417.429 0
1974NFL Minnesota Vikings38628.731 0
NFL74188425.5100 2
Totals74188425.5100 2

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
1967NFL New Orleans Saints010100012
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals09100060
1970NFL St. Louis Cardinals15000036
1971NFL St. Louis Cardinals03000018
1972NFL Minnesota Vikings07000042
1973NFL Minnesota Vikings18000054
1974NFL Minnesota Vikings05000030
1975NFL Minnesota Vikings0700042
1975WFL Chicago Winds0200000000014
1976NFL Atlanta Falcons200012
1977NFL New Orleans Saints10006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1967NFLNew Orleans Saints130
1968NFLNew Orleans Saints140
1969NFLSt. Louis Cardinals140
1970NFLSt. Louis Cardinals140
1971NFLSt. Louis Cardinals140
1972NFLMinnesota Vikings1414
1973NFLMinnesota Vikings1414
1974NFLMinnesota Vikings1414
1975NFLMinnesota Vikings1414
1975WFLChicago Winds5
1976NFLAtlanta Falcons140
1977NFLChicago Bears20
1977NFLNew Orleans Saints100


1972 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1973 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1973 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1973 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1973 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)


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