Joe Profit

Joseph Profit
Born: August 13, 1949
Lake Providence, LA USA
Position: RB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 213
College: La-Monroe
High School: Richwood (Monroe, LA)
Career: 1971-1975
Drafted: 1971 in Round 1, #7 overall by the Atlanta Falcons

Joe Profit played from 1971 to 1975 during his career with the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, Birmingham Americans and Birmingham Vulcans. Profit ran for 1,126 yards in his career on 286 attempts, scoring 5 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 16 passes for 141 yards.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971NFL Atlanta Falcons3103.31
1972NFL Atlanta Falcons401323.314 0
1973NFL Atlanta Falcons18553.12
1973NFL New Orleans Saints722743.822 0
1974WFL Birmingham Americans843784.524 1
1975WFL Birmingham Vulcans692774.020 1
NFL1334713.522 3
WFL1536554.324 2
Totals28611263.924 5


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1972NFL Atlanta Falcons3227.314 0
1973NFL New Orleans Saints111089.826 0
1974WFL Birmingham Americans2115.50
NFL141309.326 0
Totals161418.826 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971NFL Atlanta Falcons1024724.735 0
1973NFL Atlanta Falcons100.00
1973NFL New Orleans Saints714420.626 0
1974WFL Birmingham Americans1223219.329 0
1975WFL Birmingham Vulcans57214.426 0
NFL1839121.735 0
WFL1730417.929 0
Totals3569519.935 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1971NFL Atlanta Falcons2100
1972NFL Atlanta Falcons20000
1973NFL Atlanta Falcons3000
1973NFL New Orleans Saints30000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1971NFL Atlanta Falcons100006
1973NFL Atlanta Falcons2000012
1974WFL Birmingham Americans100000000007
1975WFL Birmingham Vulcans100000020009

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1971NFLAtlanta Falcons40
1972NFLAtlanta Falcons80
1973NFLAtlanta Falcons30
1973NFLNew Orleans Saints80
1974WFLBirmingham Americans
1975WFLBirmingham Vulcans