Jay Novacek

Jay McKinley Novacek
Born: October 24, 1962
Martin, SD USA
Position: TE
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 234
College: Wyoming
High School: Gothenburg (NE)
Career: 1985-1995
Drafted: 1985 in Round 6, #158 overall by the St. Louis Cardinals

Jay Novacek played from 1985 to 1995 during his career with the St. Louis Cardinals, Phoenix Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys. Novacek caught 422 passes for 4,630 yards and 30 receiving touchdowns in his career.


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1988NFL Phoenix Cardinals11010.010 0
1993NFL Dallas Cowboys122.01
Totals2126.010 1

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1985NFL St. Louis Cardinals144.00
1986NFL St. Louis Cardinals122.00
1987NFL St. Louis Cardinals2025412.725 3
1988NFL Phoenix Cardinals3856915.042 4
1989NFL Phoenix Cardinals232259.830 1
1990NFL Dallas Cowboys5965711.141 4
1991NFL Dallas Cowboys5966411.349 4
1992NFL Dallas Cowboys686309.334 6
1993NFL Dallas Cowboys4444510.130 1
1994NFL Dallas Cowboys4747510.127 2
1995NFL Dallas Cowboys6270511.433 5
Totals422463011.049 30

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1985NFL St. Louis Cardinals12020.020 0
1993NFL Dallas Cowboys1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals2199.520 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
1987NFL St. Louis Cardinals300018
1988NFL Phoenix Cardinals0400024
1989NFL Phoenix Cardinals10006
1990NFL Dallas Cowboys400024
1991NFL Dallas Cowboys400024
1992NFL Dallas Cowboys600036
1993NFL Dallas Cowboys11000012
1994NFL Dallas Cowboys200012
1995NFL Dallas Cowboys5000132
Totals13000000000010188


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1985NFLSt. Louis Cardinals160
1986NFLSt. Louis Cardinals80
1987NFLSt. Louis Cardinals74
1988NFLPhoenix Cardinals161
1989NFLPhoenix Cardinals161
1990NFLDallas Cowboys1615
1991NFLDallas Cowboys1612
1992NFLDallas Cowboys1616
1993NFLDallas Cowboys1616
1994NFLDallas Cowboys1614
1995NFLDallas Cowboys1515

Honors

1990 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1991 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1991 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1991 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1991 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1992 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1992 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1992 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1992 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1992 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1994 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1995 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)