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Joe Childress

Joseph Childress
Born: October 26, 1933
Robertsdale, AL
Deceased: May 5, 1986
Houston, TX
High School: Robertsdale (AL)
Position(s): HB-FB-FL
Height: 6'0" Weight: 202
College: Auburn
Career: 1956-1965
Drafted: 1956 in Round 1, #7 overall by the Chicago Cardinals

Joe Childress played from 1956 to 1965 with the Chicago Cardinals and St. Louis Cardinals. Childress ran for 2,210 yards in his career on 530 attempts, scoring 3 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 121 passes for 1,700 yards and 13 receiving touchdowns..


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1957NFL Chicago2150.04321.500.0150.043 79.2
1958NFL Chicago100.
Totals3133.34314.300.0133.343 00


1956NFL Chicago432034.730 0
1957NFL Chicago411684.139 1
1958NFL Chicago501703.430 0
1959NFL Chicago30592.00
1960NFL St. Louis342407.128 0
1962NFL St. Louis371624.415 0
1963NFL St. Louis1747014.028 2
1964NFL St. Louis1024134.017 0
1965NFL St. Louis19944.913 0
Totals53022104.239 3


1956NFL Chicago68213.734 1
1957NFL Chicago1014614.628 0
1958NFL Chicago3540611.626 4
1959NFL Chicago47318.352 1
1960NFL St. Louis1120218.452 2
1962NFL St. Louis1520713.842 1
1963NFL St. Louis2535414.278 2
1964NFL St. Louis1220316.946 2
1965NFL St. Louis3279.010 0
Totals121170014.078 13

Kick Returns:

1956NFL Chicago100.00
1962NFL St. Louis3196.310 0
Totals4194.810 0

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1956NFL Chicago1000
1957NFL Chicago3200
1958NFL Chicago3000
1959NFL Chicago11-100
1960NFL St. Louis2240
1962NFL St. Louis2000
1963NFL St. Louis2200

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1956NFL Chicago0100006
1957NFL Chicago100006
1958NFL Chicago0400024
1959NFL Chicago010006
1960NFL St. Louis0200012
1962NFL St. Louis0100006
1963NFL St. Louis2200024
1964NFL St. Louis0200012

Playing Career:

1956NFLChicago Cardinals110
1957NFLChicago Cardinals120
1958NFLChicago Cardinals100
1959NFLChicago Cardinals90
1960NFLSt. Louis Cardinals120
1962NFLSt. Louis Cardinals140
1963NFLSt. Louis Cardinals140
1964NFLSt. Louis Cardinals90
1965NFLSt. Louis Cardinals50