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James Wilder

James Curtis Wilder
Born: May 12, 1958
Sikeston, MO
High School: Sikeston (MO)
Position(s): RB
Height: 6'3" Weight: 225
College: Missouri
Career: 1981-1990
Drafted: 1981 in Round 2, #34 overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

James Wilder played from 1981 to 1990 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Detroit Lions and Washington Redskins. Wilder ran for 6,008 yards in his career on 1,586 attempts, scoring 37 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 431 passes for 3,500 yards and 10 receiving touchdowns..


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1984NFL Tampa Bay11100.01616.01100.000.016 00158.3
Totals11100.01616.01100.000.016 00


1981NFL Tampa Bay1073703.523 4
1982NFL Tampa Bay833243.947 3
1983NFL Tampa Bay1616404.075 4
1984NFL Tampa Bay40715443.837 13
1985NFL Tampa Bay36513003.628 10
1986NFL Tampa Bay1907043.745 2
1987NFL Tampa Bay1064884.621 0
1988NFL Tampa Bay863434.019 1
1989NFL Tampa Bay702443.514 0
1990NFL Detroit11514.613 0
Totals158660083.875 37


1981NFL Tampa Bay4850710.638 1
1982NFL Tampa Bay534668.832 1
1983NFL Tampa Bay573806.731 2
1984NFL Tampa Bay856858.150 0
1985NFL Tampa Bay533416.420 0
1986NFL Tampa Bay433267.625 1
1987NFL Tampa Bay403288.232 1
1988NFL Tampa Bay151248.324 0
1989NFL Tampa Bay363359.327 3
1990NFL Detroit188.01
Totals43135008.150 10

Kick Returns:

1981NFL Tampa Bay11919.019 0
1989NFL Tampa Bay24221.023 0
Totals36120.323 0

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1981NFL Tampa Bay3100
1982NFL Tampa Bay5130
1983NFL Tampa Bay1000
1984NFL Tampa Bay10400
1985NFL Tampa Bay9100
1986NFL Tampa Bay10300
1987NFL Tampa Bay3200
1988NFL Tampa Bay1000
1989NFL Tampa Bay2100

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1981NFL Tampa Bay41000030
1982NFL Tampa Bay3100024
1983NFL Tampa Bay4200036
1984NFL Tampa Bay13000078
1985NFL Tampa Bay10000060
1986NFL Tampa Bay2100018
1987NFL Tampa Bay010006
1988NFL Tampa Bay100006
1989NFL Tampa Bay03000018
1990NFL Detroit010006

Playing Career:

1981NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers1616
1982NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers99
1983NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers1010
1984NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers1616
1985NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers1616
1986NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers1212
1987NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers1212
1988NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers77
1989NFLTampa Bay Buccaneers154
1990NFLDetroit Lions150
1990NFLWashington Redskins10


1984 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1984 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1984 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)