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Larry Csonka

Lawrence Richard Csonka
Born: December 25, 1946
Stow, OH
High School: Stow (OH)
Position(s): RB
Height: 6'3" Weight: 237
College: Syracuse
Career: 1968-1979
Drafted: 1968 in Round 1, #8 overall by the Miami Dolphins
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1987

Larry Csonka played from 1968 to 1979 with the Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen and New York Giants. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987. Csonka ran for 8,502 yards in his career on 1,990 attempts, scoring 65 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 111 passes for 874 yards and 5 receiving touchdowns..


Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968 AFL Miami 138 540 3.9 40  6
1969 AFL Miami 131 566 4.3 54  2
1970 NFL Miami 193 874 4.5 53  6
1971 NFL Miami 195 1051 5.4 28  7
1972 NFL Miami 213 1117 5.2 45  6
1973 NFL Miami 219 1003 4.6 25  5
1974 NFL Miami 197 749 3.8 24  9
1975 WFL Memphis 99 421 4.3 13  1
1976 NFL New York 160 569 3.6 13  4
1977 NFL New York 134 464 3.5 15  1
1978 NFL New York 91 311 3.4 12  6
1979 NFL Miami 220 837 3.8 22  12
AFL 269 1106 4.1 54  8
NFL 1622 6975 4.3 53  56
WFL 99 421 4.3 13  1
Totals 1990 8502 4.3 54  65

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968 AFL Miami 11 118 10.7 65  1
1969 AFL Miami 21 183 8.7 42  1
1970 NFL Miami 11 94 8.5 54  0
1971 NFL Miami 13 113 8.7 25  1
1972 NFL Miami 5 48 9.6 14  0
1973 NFL Miami 7 22 3.1 0
1974 NFL Miami 7 35 5.0 11  0
1975 WFL Memphis 5 54 10.8 25  1
1976 NFL New York 6 39 6.5 14  0
1977 NFL New York 2 20 10.0 12  0
1978 NFL New York 7 73 10.4 23  0
1979 NFL Miami 16 75 4.7 18  1
AFL 32 301 9.4 65  2
NFL 74 519 7.0 54  2
WFL 5 54 10.8 25  1
Totals 111 874 7.9 65  5

Defense and Fumbles:

Tackles Fumbles Kicks
Year Team Tackle Solo Assist Def ST TFL TFL Yds Brup QBH Fum F Rec F Rec Yds FR TD FF K Blk
1968 AFL Miami 3 1 0 0
1969 AFL Miami 1 0 0 0
1970 NFL Miami 3 0 0 0
1972 NFL Miami 2 0 0 0
1973 NFL Miami 3 0 0 0
1974 NFL Miami 2 0 0 0
1976 NFL New York 2 1 0 0
1978 NFL New York 1 0 0 0
1979 NFL Miami 4 0 0 0
AFL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
NFL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 2 0 0 0 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG R Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2 Pt Saf Points
1968 AFL Miami 6 1 0 0 0 42
1969 AFL Miami 2 1 0 0 0 18
1970 NFL Miami 6 0 0 0 0 36
1971 NFL Miami 7 1 0 0 0 48
1972 NFL Miami 6 0 0 0 0 36
1973 NFL Miami 5 0 0 0 0 30
1974 NFL Miami 9 0 0 0 0 54
1975 WFL Memphis 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
1976 NFL New York 4 0 0 0 0 24
1977 NFL New York 1 0 0 0 0 6
1978 NFL New York 6 0 0 0 0 36
1979 NFL Miami 12 1 0 0 0 78
AFL 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NFL 56 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WFL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 65 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 422

Playing Career:

Year League Team G GS
1968 AFL Miami Dolphins 11 11
1969 AFL Miami Dolphins 11 11
1970 NFL Miami Dolphins 14 14
1971 NFL Miami Dolphins 14 14
1972 NFL Miami Dolphins 14 14
1973 NFL Miami Dolphins 14 14
1974 NFL Miami Dolphins 12 12
1975 WFL Memphis Southmen 7
1976 NFL New York Giants 12 12
1977 NFL New York Giants 14 14
1978 NFL New York Giants 14 13
1979 NFL Miami Dolphins 16 16

Awards

1973 - Super Bowl MVP
1979 - AP Comeback Player of the Year

Honors

1970 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1970 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1971 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1971 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1972 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1972 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1972 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1972 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1972 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1972 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1972 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1973 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1973 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1973 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1973 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1973 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)