Lou Piccone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lou Piccone
No. 89
Date of birth (1949-07-17) July 17, 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth Vineland, NJ
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
Kick returner
College West Liberty State
Career history
As player
1974–1976 New York Jets
1977–1982 Buffalo Bills

Louis James Piccone (born July 17, 1949 in Vineland, New Jersey) was an American football wide receiver and kick returner who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills. He played college football at West Liberty State College.

Piccone caught 100 passes, 1,380 yards and 6 touchdowns in 9 years in the NFL.

Piccone led the NFL with 39 kickoff returns and 961 kickoff return yards as a rookie with the Jets in 1974.[1] He again led the NFL with 31 kickoff returns in 1976.[2] He also finished 5th in the league that season with 699 kickoff return yards.[2]


  1. ^ "Lou Piccone". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  2. ^ a b "1976 NFL Leaders and Leaderboards". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2015-09-05.