Merle Hapes

Merle Alison Hapes
Born: May 9, 1919
Garden Grove, CA USA
Deceased: July 18, 1994
Biloxi, MS
Position: FB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
College: Mississippi
High School: Garden Grove (CA)
Career: 1942-1954
Drafted: 1942 in Round 1, #8 overall by the New York Giants

Merle Hapes played from 1942 to 1954 during his career with the New York Giants and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Hapes ran for 1,096 yards in his career on 281 attempts, scoring 12 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 25 passes for 241 yards and 2 receiving touchdowns..


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1942NFL New York Giants953633.852 3
1946NFL New York Giants561612.926 5
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1305724.444 4
NFL1515243.552 8
CFL1305724.444 4
Totals28110963.952 12

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1942NFL New York Giants10797.916 2
1946NFL New York Giants34013.333 0
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1212210.221 0
NFL131199.233 2
CFL1212210.221 0
Totals252419.633 2

Punting:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1942NFL New York Giants1555737.152
1946NFL New York Giants1247939.960
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats13232.032
NFL27103638.460
CFL13232.032
Totals28106838.160

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1942NFL New York Giants1117015.532 0
1946NFL New York Giants252.50
NFL1317513.532 0
Totals1317513.532 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1942NFL New York Giants921523.934 0
1946NFL New York Giants24321.523 0
NFL1125823.534 0
Totals1125823.534 0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1942NFL New York Giants34916.328 0
NFL34916.328 0
Totals34916.328 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1946NFL New York Giants3000
NFL030000
Totals0030000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1942NFL New York Giants3200000030
1946NFL New York Giants500000030
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats4000020
NFL820000000000060
CFL400000000000020
Totals1220000000000084


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1942NFLNew York Giants1110
1946NFLNew York Giants101
1950CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats0
1953CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats14
1954CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats14