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Emlen Tunnell

Emlen Lewis Tunnell
Born: March 29, 1925
Bryn Mawr, PA
Deceased: July 23, 1975
Pleasantville, NY
High School: Radnor (PA)
Position(s): DB
Height: 6'1" Weight: 187
College: Toledo, Iowa
Career: 1948-1961
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1967

Emlen Tunnell played from 1948 to 1961 with the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1967. Tunnell intercepted 79 passes for 1,282 yards in his career.


Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1948 NFL New York 2 1 50.0 23 11.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 23  114.6
Totals 2 1 50.0 23 11.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 23  0 0

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948 NFL New York 17 43 2.5 15  0
Totals 17 43 2.5 15  0

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948 NFL New York 4 32 8.0 14  0
1949 NFL New York 1 7 7.0 0
Totals 5 39 7.8 14  0

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948 NFL New York 12 115 9.6 25  0
1949 NFL New York 26 315 12.1 67  1
1950 NFL New York 31 305 9.8 43  0
1951 NFL New York 34 489 14.4 81  3
1952 NFL New York 30 411 13.7 60  0
1953 NFL New York 38 223 5.9 37  0
1954 NFL New York 21 70 3.3 12  0
1955 NFL New York 25 98 3.9 66  1
1956 NFL New York 22 120 5.5 14  0
1957 NFL New York 12 60 5.0 23  0
1958 NFL New York 6 0 0.0 0
1959 NFL Green Bay 1 3 3.0 0
Totals 258 2209 8.6 81  5

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948 NFL New York 1 21 21.0 21  0
1949 NFL New York 2 26 13.0 23  0
1951 NFL New York 6 227 37.8 100  1
1952 NFL New York 15 364 24.3 39  0
1953 NFL New York 17 479 28.2 86  0
1954 NFL New York 5 98 19.6 25  0
Totals 46 1215 26.4 100  1

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948 NFL New York 7 116 16.6 43  1
1949 NFL New York 10 251 25.1 55  2
1950 NFL New York 7 167 23.9 35  0
1951 NFL New York 9 74 8.2 30  0
1952 NFL New York 7 149 21.3 40  0
1953 NFL New York 6 117 19.5 44  0
1954 NFL New York 8 108 13.5 43  0
1955 NFL New York 7 76 10.9 26  0
1956 NFL New York 6 87 14.5 23  0
1957 NFL New York 6 87 14.5 52  1
1958 NFL New York 1 8 8.0 0
1959 NFL Green Bay 2 20 10.0 18  0
1960 NFL Green Bay 3 22 7.3 22  0
Totals 79 1282 16.2 55  4

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
1948 NFL New York 0 3 0 0 0
1950 NFL New York 0 1 1 0 0 0
1951 NFL New York 0 2 1 7 0
1952 NFL New York 0 4 6 3 0 0
1954 NFL New York 0 1 4 0 0 0
1955 NFL New York 0 1 1 0 0
1956 NFL New York 0 0 1 0 0 0
1957 NFL New York 0 0 1 0 0
1960 NFL Green Bay 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 16 10 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
1948 NFL New York 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
1949 NFL New York 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 18
1951 NFL New York 3 1 0 0 0 0 24
1955 NFL New York 1 0 0 0 0 6
1957 NFL New York 0 1 0 0 0 6
Totals 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60

Playing Career:

Year League Team G GS
1948 NFL New York Giants 10 3
1949 NFL New York Giants 12 3
1950 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1951 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1952 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1953 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1954 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1955 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1956 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1957 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1958 NFL New York Giants 12 0
1959 NFL Green Bay Packers 12 0
1960 NFL Green Bay Packers 13 0
1961 NFL Green Bay Packers 12 0

Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1950s Team

Honors

1949 - International News Service All-NFL/AAFC (1st Team)
1950 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1951 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1951 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1951 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1954 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1955 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1955 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1956 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1957 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1957 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1957 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1957 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)


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