Joe Schmidt

Joseph Paul Schmidt
Born: January 19, 1932
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Position: LB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220
College: Pittsburgh
High School: Brentwood (PA)
Career: 1953-1965
Drafted: 1953 in Round 7, #85 overall by the Detroit Lions
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973
Coaching record

Joe Schmidt played from 1953 to 1965 during his career with the Detroit Lions. Schmidt accounted for 18 points in his professional career.

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Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953NFL Detroit Lions100.00
1954NFL Detroit Lions100.00
1955NFL Detroit Lions100.00
Totals300.00

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1955NFL Detroit Lions166.00
Totals166.00

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953NFL Detroit Lions25125.530 0
1954NFL Detroit Lions2136.513 0
1956NFL Detroit Lions177.00
1957NFL Detroit Lions188.00
1958NFL Detroit Lions66911.525 0
1959NFL Detroit Lions11717.017 0
1960NFL Detroit Lions24623.029 1
1961NFL Detroit Lions4389.526 1
1962NFL Detroit Lions133.00
1965NFL Detroit Lions44210.514 0
Totals2429412.230 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1955NFL Detroit Lions081700
1957NFL Detroit Lions001500
1958NFL Detroit Lions023000
1959NFL Detroit Lions0114100
1960NFL Detroit Lions0011410
1962NFL Detroit Lions001000
1963NFL Detroit Lions01000
1964NFL Detroit Lions01500
Totals003178210

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1960NFL Detroit Lions1100012
1961NFL Detroit Lions10006
Totals000002100000018


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1953NFLDetroit Lions120
1954NFLDetroit Lions120
1955NFLDetroit Lions120
1956NFLDetroit Lions120
1957NFLDetroit Lions120
1958NFLDetroit Lions120
1959NFLDetroit Lions120
1960NFLDetroit Lions100
1961NFLDetroit Lions140
1962NFLDetroit Lions140
1963NFLDetroit Lions100
1964NFLDetroit Lions90
1965NFLDetroit Lions140

Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1950s Team

Honors

1954 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1954 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1958 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1959 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1959 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1959 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1959 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1959 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1963 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)


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