Johnny Sample

John B. Sample Jr.
Born: June 15, 1937
Cape Charles, VA USA
Deceased: April 26, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
Position: DB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 203
College: Md-Eastern Shore
High School: Overbrook (Philadelphia, PA)
Career: 1958-1968
Drafted: 1958 in Round 7, #79 overall by the Baltimore Colts

Johnny Sample played from 1958 to 1968 during his career with the Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins and New York Jets. Sample intercepted 41 passes for 439 yards in his career.


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1960NFL Baltimore Colts177.00
NFL177.00
Totals177.00

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1959NFL Baltimore Colts221295.925 0
1960NFL Baltimore Colts141017.226 0
1961NFL Pittsburgh Steelers2628310.955 1
1962NFL Pittsburgh Steelers410.20
1963NFL Washington Redskins24522.542 0
NFL685598.255 1
Totals685598.255 1

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1959NFL Baltimore Colts1745726.950 0
1960NFL Baltimore Colts1851928.894 1
1961NFL Pittsburgh Steelers2353223.159 0
1962NFL Pittsburgh Steelers25226.030 0
NFL60156026.094 1
Totals60156026.094 1

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1959NFL Baltimore Colts11010.010 0
1960NFL Baltimore Colts4276.818 0
1961NFL Pittsburgh Steelers814117.642 1
1963NFL Washington Redskins100.00
1964NFL Washington Redskins4317.816 1
1965NFL Washington Redskins6579.528 0
1966AFL New York Jets6325.321 0
1967AFL New York Jets45313.241 1
1968AFL New York Jets78812.639 1
NFL2426611.142 2
AFL1717310.241 2
Totals4143910.742 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1958NFL Baltimore Colts01000
1959NFL Baltimore Colts013000
1960NFL Baltimore Colts03300
1961NFL Pittsburgh Steelers00200
1964NFL Washington Redskins002410
1965NFL Washington Redskins0022000
1968AFL New York Jets00150
NFL04136100
AFL001500
Totals004146600

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1960NFL Baltimore Colts00100006
1961NFL Pittsburgh Steelers10100012
1964NFL Washington Redskins10006
1967AFL New York Jets10006
1968AFL New York Jets10006
NFL001102000000024
AFL000002000000012
Totals001104000000036


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1958NFLBaltimore Colts120
1959NFLBaltimore Colts125
1960NFLBaltimore Colts110
1961NFLPittsburgh Steelers140
1962NFLPittsburgh Steelers60
1963NFLWashington Redskins20
1964NFLWashington Redskins140
1965NFLWashington Redskins130
1966AFLNew York Jets130
1967AFLNew York Jets140
1968AFLNew York Jets140

Honors

1960 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1961 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1961 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1965 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1966 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)