Stacey Bailey

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Stacey Bailey
No. 82
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-02-10) February 10, 1960 (age 57)
Place of birth: San Rafael, California
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 162 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High school: San Rafael (CA) Terry Linda
College: San Jose State
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 3 / Pick: 63
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 206
Receiving yards: 3,422
Avg.: 16.6
Touchdowns: 18
Long: 68
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Stacey Dwayne Bailey (born February 10, 1960) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at San Jose State. He was drafted in the third round (63rd overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.

Early years[edit]

Bailey attended Terra Linda High School in San Rafael, California and was a letterman in football. He then attended San Jose State University. As a freshman in 1978, he appeared in 12 games. He recorded 23 receptions for 354 yards. As a sophomore in 1979, he appeared in 11 games. He recorded 44 receptions for 674 yards and three touchdowns. In 1980, as a junior, he appeared in 11 games. He recorded 30 receptions for 686 yards and four touchdowns. For the season, he was named All-Conference.[1] As a senior in 1981, he appeared in 12 games. He recorded 27 receptions for 517 yards and six touchdowns.[2] He was also named an All-American as well as All-Conference.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Season Receiving
Year Team GP Rec Yds Avg Lng. TD
1978 SJS 12 23 654 15.4 -- 0
1979 SJS 11 44 674 15.3 -- 3
1980 SJS 11 30 686 22.9 -- 4
1981 SJS 12 27 517 19.1 -- 6
Career 46 124 2,231 18.0 -- 13

Professional career[edit]

Bailey was selected in the third round (63rd overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. As a rookie, he appeared in five games. He recorded two receptions for 24 yards and one touchdown. In 1983, he appeared in 14 games (12 starts). He recorded 55 receptions for 881 yards and six touchdowns. The following season, 1984 was statistically his best, as well as only full 16 game season. He started all 16 games, and recorded 67 receptions for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns. In 1985, he appeared in 15 games (13 starts). He recorded 30 receptions for 364 yards. In 1986, he appeared in six games (one start). He recorded three receptions for 39 yards. In 1987, he appeared in seven games (six starts). He recorded 20 receptions for 325 yards and three touchdowns. In 1988, he started all 10 games he appeared in. He recorded 17 receptions for 437 yards and, the final two touchdowns of his career. In 1989, he appeared in 15 games. He recorded eight receptions for 170 yards. In 1990, he appeared in just three games (one start). He recorded four receptions for 44 yards before his season was ended by an injury, in October 1990.[3] He was released in September 1990 during final cuts.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Season Receiving
Year Team GP GS Rec Yds Avg Lng. TD
1982 ATL 5 0 2 24 12.0 15 0
1983 ATL 14 12 55 881 16.0 53 6
1984 ATL 16 16 67 1,138 17.0 61 6
1985 ATL 15 12 30 364 12.1 31 0
1986 ATL 6 1 3 39 13.0 21 0
1987 ATL 7 6 20 325 16.3 35 3
1988 ATL 10 10 17 437 25.7 68 2
1989 ATL 15 0 8 170 21.3 41 0
1990 ATL 3 1 4 44 11.0 13 0
Career 91 59 206 3,422 16.6 65 18

Personal[edit]

As of 2017, Bailey is an instructor at Football University.[1] His son, Sean, was a wide receiver for the University of Georgia.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stacey Bailey". FootballUniversity.org. Retrieved February 22, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Stacey Baily College Stats". Sports-References.com. Retrieved February 22, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Football Transactions". Santa Cruz Sentinel. October 7, 1990. p. 26. Retrieved February 22, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  free to read
  4. ^ "Transactions, Football, National Football League". Santa Cruz Sentinel. September 4, 1990. p. 17. Retrieved February 22, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  free to read
  5. ^ "Sean Bailey, Bryan McClendon: A second generation of Georgia wide receivers". SavannahNow.com. Savannah Morning News. August 28, 2005. Retrieved February 22, 2017. 

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