Ollie Matson

Ollie Genoa Matson
Born: May 1, 1930
Trinity, TX USA
Deceased: February 19, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
Position: RB-FL
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
College: San Francisco
High School: George Washington (San Francisco, CA)
Career: 1952-1966
Drafted: 1952 in Round 1, #3 overall by the Chicago Cardinals
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1972

Ollie Matson played from 1952 to 1966 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams, Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles. Matson caught 222 passes for 3,285 yards and 23 receiving touchdowns in his career.


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Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals200.000.000.000.039.6
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals11100.04343.000.000.043 118.8
1956NFL Chicago Cardinals300.000.000.000.039.6
1957NFL Chicago Cardinals5240.05911.800.000.032 84.6
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals2150.042.000.000.056.3
1959NFL Los Angeles Rams100.000.000.01100.00.0
1962NFL Los Angeles Rams11100.01313.000.000.013 118.8
Totals15533.31197.900.016.743 

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals963443.625 3
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals1015065.079 4
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals1094754.454 1
1956NFL Chicago Cardinals1929244.879 5
1957NFL Chicago Cardinals1345774.356 6
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals1295053.955 5
1959NFL Los Angeles Rams1618635.450 6
1960NFL Los Angeles Rams611702.827 1
1961NFL Los Angeles Rams241817.569 2
1962NFL Los Angeles Rams300.00
1963NFL Detroit Lions13201.50
1964NFL Philadelphia Eagles964044.263 4
1965NFL Philadelphia Eagles221034.722 2
1966NFL Philadelphia Eagles291013.528 1
Totals117051734.479 40

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals1118717.047 3
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals3461118.070 3
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals1723713.970 2
1956NFL Chicago Cardinals1519913.345 2
1957NFL Chicago Cardinals2045122.675 3
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals3346514.159 3
1959NFL Los Angeles Rams181307.249 0
1960NFL Los Angeles Rams15986.524 0
1961NFL Los Angeles Rams2953718.596 3
1962NFL Los Angeles Rams34916.320 1
1963NFL Detroit Lions22010.017 0
1964NFL Philadelphia Eagles1724214.232 1
1965NFL Philadelphia Eagles22914.520 1
1966NFL Philadelphia Eagles6305.011 1
Totals222328514.896 23

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals9869.623 0
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals111009.159 1
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals1324518.878 2
1956NFL Chicago Cardinals5397.816 0
1957NFL Chicago Cardinals10545.428 0
1959NFL Los Angeles Rams14614.420 0
1960NFL Los Angeles Rams100.00
1964NFL Philadelphia Eagles2105.00
Totals655959.278 3

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals2062431.2100 2
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals1744926.491 1
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals1536824.537 0
1956NFL Chicago Cardinals1336227.8105 1
1957NFL Chicago Cardinals715422.032 0
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals1449735.5101 2
1959NFL Los Angeles Rams1636722.948 0
1960NFL Los Angeles Rams921624.042 0
1963NFL Detroit Lions36120.330 0
1964NFL Philadelphia Eagles310434.743 0
1966NFL Philadelphia Eagles2654420.931 0
Totals143374626.2105 6

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals25125.530 0
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals100.00
Totals35117.030 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
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals33020100054
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals4311000054
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals122000030
1956NFL Chicago Cardinals520100048
1957NFL Chicago Cardinals630000054
1958NFL Chicago Cardinals53200060
1959NFL Los Angeles Rams600000036
1960NFL Los Angeles Rams10000006
1961NFL Los Angeles Rams2300030
1962NFL Los Angeles Rams010006
1964NFL Philadelphia Eagles410000030
1965NFL Philadelphia Eagles2100018
1966NFL Philadelphia Eagles11000012
Totals402336001000000438


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1952NFLChicago Cardinals120
1954NFLChicago Cardinals120
1955NFLChicago Cardinals120
1956NFLChicago Cardinals120
1957NFLChicago Cardinals120
1958NFLChicago Cardinals120
1959NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1960NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1961NFLLos Angeles Rams140
1962NFLLos Angeles Rams130
1963NFLDetroit Lions80
1964NFLPhiladelphia Eagles120
1965NFLPhiladelphia Eagles140
1966NFLPhiladelphia Eagles140

Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1950s Team

Honors

1952 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1954 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1954 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1954 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1958 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1958 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1959 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1959 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)