NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Danny Reece 46 DB 1976-80 72 12
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
USC 5-11 195 28-Jan-55
How acquiredHow left
Claimed on waivers from Cincinnati 1976 Released after the 1980 season
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Profile
Played the first five seasons in franchise history and served as the team's punt returner in the process only calling for seven fair catches in over 200 returns. Played some safety and caught three passes on fake punts and fieldgoals. Came to the Bucs on waivers from the Bengals in September 1976 having originally been a 3rd round pick of the Cincinnati organisation in 1975. Set an NFL record in 1979 by returning 70 punts in a single season and led the league in the same category the following year too. Had been with coach John McKay at USC and made 10 of his 12 starts in the expansion season at right cornerback. Never played in the NFL again after leaving Tampa Bay.

1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
11 10 14 0 15 0 16 1 16 1

Receiving
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1977 2 59 29.5 45 0
1978 1 25 25.0 25 0
Total 3 84 28.0 45 0
Kick Returns
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1976 1 30 30.0 30 0
1977 3 72 24.0 34 0
1978 11 240 21.8 32 0
1979 1 13 13.0 13 0
1980 7 128 18.3 23 0
Total 23 483 21.0 34 0
Punt Returns
Season No. Yards Avg LG FC
1976 20 143 7.2 30 0
1977 31 276 8.9 36 2
1978 44 393 8.9 50 3
1979 70 431 6.2 17 1
1980 57 313 5.5 19 1
Total 222 1,556 7.0 50 7
Interceptions
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1978 1 13 13.0 1 0
Total 1 13 13.0 13 0
Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1976 19 9 28
1977 7
1978 5
1979 13
1980 38
Total 91
Special Teams' Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1978 6
1979 18
1980 22
Total 46
SacksPasses Defensed
Season No. Season No
19769
19782
19791.0 19792
19804
Total1.0 Total17