Sam Scarber

Sam Willis Scarber
Born: June 24, 1949
St. Louis, MO USA
Position: RB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
College: New Mexico
High School: Gateway (St. Louis, MO)
Career: 1971-1976
Drafted: 1971 in Round 3, #69 overall by the Dallas Cowboys

Sam Scarber played from 1971 to 1976 during his career with the San Diego Chargers, Edmonton Eskimos and Detroit Wheels. Scarber ran for 1,562 yards in his career on 357 attempts, scoring 8 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 71 passes for 506 yards and 2 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971CFL Edmonton Eskimos753014.019 0
1972CFL Edmonton Eskimos653395.218 3
1973CFL Edmonton Eskimos3124.00
1974WFL Detroit Wheels1386064.424 3
1975NFL San Diego Chargers15684.518 1
1976NFL San Diego Chargers612363.914 1
CFL1436524.619 3
WFL1386064.424 3
NFL763044.018 2
Totals35715624.424 8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1971CFL Edmonton Eskimos492.20
1972CFL Edmonton Eskimos8394.90
1973CFL Edmonton Eskimos4287.017 0
1974WFL Detroit Wheels292669.228 0
1975NFL San Diego Chargers12685.712 1
1976NFL San Diego Chargers14966.913 1
CFL16764.817 0
WFL292669.228 0
NFL261646.313 2
Totals715067.128 2

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1972CFL Edmonton Eskimos1537324.940 0
CFL1537324.940 0
Totals1537324.940 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1975NFL San Diego Chargers2000
1976NFL San Diego Chargers3200

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1972CFL Edmonton Eskimos30000018
1974WFL Detroit Wheels3000000100022
1975NFL San Diego Chargers1100012
1976NFL San Diego Chargers1100012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1971CFLEdmonton Eskimos5
1972CFLEdmonton Eskimos9
1973CFLEdmonton Eskimos1
1974WFLDetroit Wheels14
1975NFLSan Diego Chargers111
1976NFLSan Diego Chargers142