Dave Middleton

David Hinton Middleton
Born: November 23, 1933
Birmingham, AL USA
Deceased: December 29, 2007
Ann Arbor, MI
Position: E-HB-FL
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 194
College: Auburn
High School: Ensley (Birmingham, AL)
Career: 1955-1961
Drafted: 1955 in Round 1, #12 overall by the Detroit Lions

Dave Middleton played from 1955 to 1961 during his career with the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Middleton ran for 210 yards in his career on 67 attempts, scoring 2 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 183 passes for 2,966 yards and 17 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1955NFL Detroit Lions592013.416 2
1956NFL Detroit Lions393.010 0
1958NFL Detroit Lions210.50
1960NFL Detroit Lions3-1-0.30
Totals672103.116 2


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1955NFL Detroit Lions4466315.177 3
1956NFL Detroit Lions3960615.556 5
1957NFL Detroit Lions1829416.356 2
1958NFL Detroit Lions2950617.446 3
1959NFL Detroit Lions1840222.379 2
1960NFL Detroit Lions55110.220 0
1961NFL Minnesota Vikings3044414.857 2
Totals183296616.279 17

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1959NFL Detroit Lions33010.021 0
Totals33010.021 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1955NFL Detroit Lions1118817.125 0
1958NFL Detroit Lions11515.015 0
Totals1220316.925 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
1955NFL Detroit Lions23000030
1956NFL Detroit Lions0500030
1957NFL Detroit Lions200012
1958NFL Detroit Lions03000018
1959NFL Detroit Lions2000012
1961NFL Minnesota Vikings200012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1955NFLDetroit Lions120
1956NFLDetroit Lions120
1957NFLDetroit Lions80
1958NFLDetroit Lions120
1959NFLDetroit Lions120
1960NFLDetroit Lions70
1961NFLMinnesota Vikings1211