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Kyle Rote

William Kyle Rote
Born: October 27, 1927
Bellevue, TX
Deceased: August 15, 2002
Baltimore, MD
High School: Thomas Jefferson (San Antonio, TX)
Position(s): E-HB
Height: 6'0" Weight: 199
College: SMU
Career: 1951-1961
Drafted: 1951 in Round 1, #1 overall by the New York Giants

Kyle Rote played from 1951 to 1961 with the New York Giants. Rote ran for 871 yards in his career on 231 attempts, scoring 4 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 300 passes for 4,797 yards and 48 receiving touchdowns..


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1952NFL New York4250.011328.3125.000.072 158.3
1953NFL New York8225.0455.600.0112.523 50.4
1954NFL New York6233.3366.0116.7116.718 91.7
1955NFL New York100.
1956NFL New York100.
Totals20630.01949.7210.0210.072 00


1951NFL New York211145.431 1
1952NFL New York1034214.152 2
1953NFL New York632133.418 1
1954NFL New York30592.014 0
1955NFL New York10464.614 0
1956NFL New York351.70
1957NFL New York11313.013 0
Totals2318713.852 4


1951NFL New York8627.818 0
1952NFL New York2124011.426 2
1953NFL New York2644016.975 5
1954NFL New York2955119.063 2
1955NFL New York3158018.771 8
1956NFL New York2840514.531 4
1957NFL New York2535814.333 3
1958NFL New York1224420.344 3
1959NFL New York2536214.534 4
1960NFL New York4275017.971 10
1961NFL New York5380515.257 7
Totals300479716.075 48

Kick Returns:

1951NFL New York618530.839 0
1952NFL New York611018.326 0
Totals1229524.639 0

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1951NFL New York1000
1952NFL New York3000
1955NFL New York1000
1957NFL New York0100
1958NFL New York1000
1960NFL New York0100
1961NFL New York2000

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1951NFL New York1000006
1952NFL New York22000024
1953NFL New York1500036
1954NFL New York0200012
1955NFL New York0800048
1956NFL New York0400024
1957NFL New York0300018
1958NFL New York300018
1959NFL New York400024
1960NFL New York1000060
1961NFL New York700042

Playing Career:

1951NFLNew York Giants50
1952NFLNew York Giants120
1953NFLNew York Giants90
1954NFLNew York Giants110
1955NFLNew York Giants120
1956NFLNew York Giants120
1957NFLNew York Giants120
1958NFLNew York Giants120
1959NFLNew York Giants100
1960NFLNew York Giants120
1961NFLNew York Giants140


1955 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)