Jim Nance

James Solomon Nance
Born: December 30, 1942
Indiana, PA USA
Deceased: June 16, 1992
Quincy, MA
Position: RB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 235
College: Syracuse
High School: Indiana (PA)
Career: 1965-1975
Drafted: 1965 in Round 19, #151 overall (AFL) by the Boston Patriots
Drafted: 1965 in Round 4, #45 overall by the Chicago Bears

Jim Nance played from 1965 to 1975 during his career with the Boston Patriots, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Houston Texans and Shreveport Steamer. Nance ran for 7,408 yards in his career on 1,831 attempts, scoring 60 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 171 passes for 1,160 yards and 2 receiving touchdowns..


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965AFL Boston Patriots1113212.920 5
1966AFL Boston Patriots29914584.965 11
1967AFL Boston Patriots26912164.553 7
1968AFL Boston Patriots1775933.430 4
1969AFL Boston Patriots1937503.943 6
1970NFL Boston Patriots1455223.621 7
1971NFL New England Patriots1294633.650 5
1973NFL New York Jets18784.318 0
1974WFL Houston Texans30012404.127 8
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer1907674.035 7
AFL104943384.165 33
NFL29210633.650 12
WFL49020074.135 15
Totals183174084.065 60

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965AFL Boston Patriots12836.922 0
1966AFL Boston Patriots810312.945 0
1967AFL Boston Patriots221968.936 1
1968AFL Boston Patriots14513.613 0
1969AFL Boston Patriots291685.827 0
1970NFL Boston Patriots261485.716 0
1971NFL New England Patriots18955.312 0
1973NFL New York Jets4266.50
1974WFL Houston Texans14846.023 0
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer242068.617 1
AFL856017.145 1
NFL482695.616 0
WFL382907.623 1
Totals17111606.845 2

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965AFL Boston Patriots11616.016 0
AFL11616.016 0
Totals11616.016 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965AFL Boston Patriots34013.319 0
AFL34013.319 0
Totals34013.319 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1965AFL Boston Patriots2000
1966AFL Boston Patriots7000
1967AFL Boston Patriots10100
1968AFL Boston Patriots2000
1969AFL Boston Patriots1000
1970NFL Boston Patriots6000
1971NFL New England Patriots2100
AFL0221000
NFL081000
Totals00302000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1965AFL Boston Patriots500000030
1966AFL Boston Patriots11000066
1967AFL Boston Patriots7100048
1968AFL Boston Patriots4000024
1969AFL Boston Patriots6000036
1970NFL Boston Patriots7000042
1971NFL New England Patriots5000030
1974WFL Houston Texans8000000100057
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer7100000200058
AFL33100000000000204
NFL1200000000000072
WFL15100000000000115
Totals60200000000000375


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1965AFLBoston Patriots140
1966AFLBoston Patriots140
1967AFLBoston Patriots1414
1968AFLBoston Patriots1212
1969AFLBoston Patriots1414
1970NFLBoston Patriots1313
1971NFLNew England Patriots1313
1973NFLNew York Jets70
1974WFLHouston Texans20
1975WFLShreveport Steamer12

Awards

1966 - AFL AP Player of the Year
1966 - AFL UPI Player of the Year

Honors

1966 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL The Sporting News All-Conference (2nd Team)
1967 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1967 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL The Sporting News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)