Don Highsmith

Donald Cornelius Highsmith
Born: March 12, 1948
New Brunswick, NJ USA
Position: RB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
College: Michigan St.
High School: New Brunswick (NJ)
Career: 1970-1975
Drafted: 1970 in Round 13, #336 overall by the Oakland Raiders

Don Highsmith played from 1970 to 1975 during his career with the Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers, Charlotte Hornets and New York Stars. Highsmith ran for 1,563 yards in his career on 447 attempts, scoring 26 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 49 passes for 467 yards.


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970NFL Oakland Raiders221.00
1971NFL Oakland Raiders763074.026 1
1972NFL Oakland Raiders9111.212 1
1973NFL Green Bay Packers771.00
1974WFL New York Stars1426864.832 13
1975WFL Charlotte Hornets2115502.639 11
NFL943273.526 2
WFL35312363.539 24
Totals44715633.539 26

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971NFL Oakland Raiders1010910.947 0
1972NFL Oakland Raiders23417.022 0
1974WFL New York Stars191477.727 0
1975WFL Charlotte Hornets181779.824 0
NFL1214311.947 0
WFL373248.827 0
Totals494679.547 0

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971NFL Oakland Raiders100.00
NFL100.00
Totals100.00

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971NFL Oakland Raiders2145421.634 0
1973NFL Green Bay Packers11818.018 0
NFL2247221.534 0
Totals2247221.534 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1971NFL Oakland Raiders4200
1972NFL Oakland Raiders2000
1973NFL Green Bay Packers10000
NFL072000
Totals0072000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1971NFL Oakland Raiders10000006
1972NFL Oakland Raiders100006
1974WFL New York Stars13000000100092
1975WFL Charlotte Hornets11000000300080
NFL200000000000012
WFL24000000000000172
Totals26000000000000160


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1970NFLOakland Raiders80
1971NFLOakland Raiders143
1972NFLOakland Raiders81
1973NFLGreen Bay Packers70
1974WFLNew York Stars10
1975WFLCharlotte Hornets11