Tank Younger

Paul Lawrence Younger
Born: June 25, 1928
Grambling, LA USA
Deceased: September 15, 2001
Inglewood, CA
Position: FB-LB-HB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
College: Grambling St.
High School: Grambling State Laboratory (Grambling, LA)
Career: 1949-1958

Tank Younger played from 1949 to 1958 during his career with the Los Angeles Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. Younger ran for 3,640 yards in his career on 770 attempts, scoring 34 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 100 passes for 1,167 yards and 1 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams100.000.000.01100.00.0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams521913.716 0
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams8283.52
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams362236.224 1
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams633315.338 1
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams843504.239 8
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams916106.775 8
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams1386444.754 5
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams1145184.533 3
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams964014.229 3
1958NFL Pittsburgh Steelers883443.936 3
Totals77036404.775 34


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams711917.033 0
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams57214.452 0
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams12736.112 0
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams2025913.048 1
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams8769.521 0
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams6518.513 0
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams1826814.954 0
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams8617.616 0
1958NFL Pittsburgh Steelers1618811.851 0
Totals100116711.754 1

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams12424.024 0
Totals12424.024 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams100.00
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams200.00

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
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams200012
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams1000006
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams1000006
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams81000054
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams8000048
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams5000030
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams3000018
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams3000018
1958NFL Pittsburgh Steelers3000018

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1949NFLLos Angeles Rams128
1950NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1951NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1952NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1953NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1954NFLLos Angeles Rams80
1955NFLLos Angeles Rams80
1956NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1957NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1958NFLPittsburgh Steelers120


1951 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)