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Tommy Mason

Thomas Cyril Mason
Born: July 8, 1939
Lake Charles, LA
Deceased: January 22, 2015
High School: Lake Charles (LA)
Position(s): RB
Height: 6'1" Weight: 196
College: Tulane
Career: 1961-1971
Drafted: 1961 in Round 1, #2 overall (AFL) by the Boston Patriots
Drafted: 1961 in Round 1, #1 overall by the Minnesota Vikings

Tommy Mason played from 1961 to 1971 with the Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins. Mason ran for 4,203 yards in his career on 1,040 attempts, scoring 32 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 214 passes for 2,324 yards and 13 receiving touchdowns..


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1961NFL Minnesota100.
1962NFL Minnesota100.000.000.01100.00.0
1964NFL Minnesota11100.03030.01100.000.030 158.3
1965NFL Minnesota100.000.000.01100.00.0
1967NFL Los Angeles3266.76521.7133.300.051 158.3
1968NFL Los Angeles200.
Totals9333.39510.6222.2222.251 00


1961NFL Minnesota602263.821 3
1962NFL Minnesota1677404.471 2
1963NFL Minnesota1667634.670 7
1964NFL Minnesota1696914.151 4
1965NFL Minnesota1415974.226 10
1966NFL Minnesota582354.152 2
1967NFL Los Angeles632133.416 0
1968NFL Los Angeles1083953.719 3
1969NFL Los Angeles331354.117 1
1970NFL Los Angeles441232.813 0
1971NFL Washington31852.711 0
Totals104042034.071 32


1961NFL Minnesota201226.118 0
1962NFL Minnesota3660316.874 6
1963NFL Minnesota403659.141 2
1964NFL Minnesota262399.229 1
1965NFL Minnesota2232114.672 1
1966NFL Minnesota7395.617 1
1967NFL Los Angeles13705.424 0
1968NFL Los Angeles151449.631 0
1969NFL Los Angeles1118516.867 1
1970NFL Los Angeles1212710.632 1
1971NFL Washington121099.118 0
Totals214232410.974 13

Punt Returns:

1961NFL Minnesota1414610.423 0
1962NFL Minnesota6528.716 0
1963NFL Minnesota46315.823 0
1964NFL Minnesota1015015.045 0
1965NFL Minnesota9637.017 0
1966NFL Minnesota393.00
Totals4648310.545 0

Kick Returns:

1961NFL Minnesota2560324.142 0
1962NFL Minnesota1230125.142 0
1963NFL Minnesota36120.321 0
1964NFL Minnesota23618.025 0
1965NFL Minnesota36622.026 0
Totals45106723.742 0

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1961NFL Minnesota7200
1962NFL Minnesota9300
1963NFL Minnesota14200
1964NFL Minnesota9200
1965NFL Minnesota9200
1966NFL Minnesota6000
1967NFL Los Angeles22000
1968NFL Los Angeles2000
1970NFL Los Angeles1000
1971NFL Washington21000

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1961NFL Minnesota300000018
1962NFL Minnesota260000048
1963NFL Minnesota720000054
1964NFL Minnesota410000030
1965NFL Minnesota1010000066
1966NFL Minnesota21000018
1968NFL Los Angeles3000018
1969NFL Los Angeles1100012
1970NFL Los Angeles010006

Playing Career:

1961NFLMinnesota Vikings130
1962NFLMinnesota Vikings1411
1963NFLMinnesota Vikings1313
1964NFLMinnesota Vikings1312
1965NFLMinnesota Vikings109
1966NFLMinnesota Vikings76
1967NFLLos Angeles Rams130
1968NFLLos Angeles Rams127
1969NFLLos Angeles Rams130
1970NFLLos Angeles Rams60
1971NFLWashington Redskins101


1963 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1963 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1963 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1963 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1963 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1964 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1964 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)