Steve Van Buren

Stephen W. Van Buren
Born: December 28, 1920
La Ceiba, Honduras
Deceased: August 25, 2012
Lancaster, PA
Position: HB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
College: LSU
High School: Warren Easton (New Orleans, LA)
Career: 1944-1951
Drafted: 1944 in Round 1, #5 overall by the Philadelphia Eagles
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965

Steve Van Buren played from 1944 to 1951 during his career with the Philadelphia Eagles. Van Buren ran for 5,860 yards in his career on 1,320 attempts, scoring 69 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 45 passes for 523 yards and 3 receiving touchdowns..

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Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles100.000.000.000.039.6
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles11100.03535.000.000.035 118.8
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles100.000.000.000.039.6
Totals3133.33511.700.000.035 

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1944NFL Philadelphia Eagles804445.670 5
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles1438325.869 15
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles1165294.658 5
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles21710084.645 13
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles2019454.729 10
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles26311464.441 11
1950NFL Philadelphia Eagles1886293.341 4
1951NFL Philadelphia Eagles1123272.917 6
Totals132058604.470 69

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles1012312.344 2
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles67512.533 0
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles9798.835 0
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles10969.634 0
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles48822.050 1
1950NFL Philadelphia Eagles23417.029 0
1951NFL Philadelphia Eagles4287.018 0
Totals4552311.650 3

Kicking:

Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles22100.02
Totals22100.0002

Punting:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1944NFL Philadelphia Eagles13535.035
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles14141.041
Totals27638.041

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1944NFL Philadelphia Eagles1523015.355 1
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles1415411.024 0
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles58917.850 1
Totals3447313.955 2

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1944NFL Philadelphia Eagles826633.297 1
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles1337328.798 1
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles1131929.063 0
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles1338229.495 1
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles1429220.934 0
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles1228824.035 0
1950NFL Philadelphia Eagles511022.026 0
Totals76203026.798 3

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1944NFL Philadelphia Eagles5479.413 0
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles122.00
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles100.00
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles23216.020 0
Totals9819.020 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
1944NFL Philadelphia Eagles511000042
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles152010020110
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles501000036
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles1301000084
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles1000000060
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles111000072
1950NFL Philadelphia Eagles40000024
1951NFL Philadelphia Eagles6000036
Totals69323000002000464


Playing Career:


Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1940s Team

Honors

1944 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1944 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1944 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1945 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - International News Service All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (1st Team)
1945 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1946 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (2nd Team)
1947 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (1st Team)
1947 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1947 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1947 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - The Sporting News All-NFL/AAFC (1st Team)
1949 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1949 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1949 - International News Service All-NFL/AAFC (1st Team)
1949 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1950 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1950 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)


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