Glyn Milburn

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Glyn Milburn
No. 5, 22, 33, 24
RB / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-02-19) February 19, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: Oklahoma (1988)/Stanford (1990-1992)
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43
Debuted in 1993
Last played in 2005
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Return Touchdowns 3
PR yards 2,984
KR yards 9,788
Stats at NFL.com

Glyn Curt Milburn (born February 19, 1971) is a former American football player. He was the General Manager and the Director of Player Personnel for the Austin Wranglers in the Arena Football League. He holds the National Football League record for most all-purpose yards gained in a single Game with 404 on December 10, 1995. He eventually became the Chicago Bears all-time leading kick returner with 4,596 yards.[1] He was a Pro Bowler in 1995 and 1999, and a first-team All-Pro in 1999.[2]

College career[edit]

Milburn attended the University of Oklahoma in 1988 and Stanford University from 1990-1992.

NFL[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

By the end of the 1995 Season, Terrell Davis had established himself as the Broncos starting running back, and Milburn was traded to the Detroit Lions for 2nd round (58th overall) and 7th round picks in the 1996 NFL Draft.[3]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Milburn played in 32 regular season games for the Lions.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

The Packers acquired Milburn in a trade with Detroit Lions in April 1998.[4] He was assigned jersey number 30 and participated in the Packers pre-season activities, but on August 29, 1998 he was traded to the Chicago Bears in exchange for a draft pick.[5]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Playing for the Bears from 1998 to 2001, Milburn set the franchise record for kickoff return yards with 4,596, though he was eventually passed by Devin Hester.[6]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

On November 9, 2001, the Chargers signed Milburn.[7] Milburn played in six games and was used primarily as a punt returner.

NFL stats[edit]

Receiving Stats[8]

Year Team Games Receptions Yards Yards per Reception Longest Reception Touchdowns First Downs Fumbles Fumbles Lost
1993 DEN 16 38 300 7.9 50 3 13 2 1
1994 DEN 16 77 549 7.1 33 3 29 0 0
1995 DEN 16 22 191 8.7 23 0 9 0 0
1997 DET 16 5 77 15.4 43 0 2 0 0
1998 CHI 16 4 37 9.3 13 0 2 0 0
1999 CHI 16 20 151 7.6 22 0 7 1 0
2000 CHI 16 1 8 8.0 8 0 0 0 0
2001 CHI 4 3 9 3.0 7 0 0 0 0
Career 122 170 1,322 7.8 50 6 62 3 1

Returning Stats[8]

Year Team Games Punt Return Attempts Punt Return Yards Punts Returned for Touchdown Punts Fair Caught Longest Punt Return Kickoff Return Attempts Kickoff Return Yards Kickoffs Returned for Touchdown Kickoffs Fair Caught Longest Kickoff Return
1993 DEN 16 40 425 0 11 54 12 188 0 0 26
1994 DEN 16 41 379 0 4 44 37 793 0 0 40
1995 DEN 16 31 354 0 17 44 47 1,269 0 0 86
1996 DET 16 34 284 0 19 33 64 1,627 0 0 65
1997 DET 16 47 433 0 26 40 55 1,315 0 0 69
1998 CHI 16 25 291 1 15 93 62 1,550 2 0 94
1999 CHI 16 30 346 0 19 54 61 1,426 0 0 93
2000 CHI 16 35 300 0 26 25 63 1,468 0 0 38
2001 CHI 4 4 33 0 3 20 6 152 0 0 37
2001 SD 6 17 139 0 4 19 0 0 0 0 0
Career 138 304 2,984 1 144 93 407 9,788 2 0 94

Rushing Stats[8]

Season Team Games Carries Yards Yards per Carry Longest Carry Touchdowns First Downs Fumbles Fumbles Lost
1993 DEN 16 52 231 4.4 26 0 14 1 1
1994 DEN 16 58 201 3.5 20 1 10 1 1
1995 DEN 16 49 266 5.4 29 0 10 1 1
1998 CHI 16 4 8 2.0 3 0 0 0 0
1999 CHI 16 16 102 6.4 49 1 5 0 0
2000 CHI 16 1 6 6.0 6 0 0 0 0
2001 CHI 4 3 3 1.0 4 0 0 0 0
Career 122 183 817 4.5 49 2 39 3 3

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