August 30, 2000
Most NFL interceptions returned for touchdowns: Ken Houston (1967-80) Nine Deion Sanders (1989-99) Eight Herb Adderley (1961-72) Seven Erich Barnes (1958-70) Seven Lem Barney (1967-77) Seven Rod Woodson (1987-99) Seven Source: World Features Syndicate
March 20, 1993 |
Lem Barney, 47, a Hall of Fame defensive back with the Detroit Lions, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. A crack pipe, several marijuana cigarette butts and a white powder were also confiscated from Barney's car, according to state police in Detroit. Barney, driving alone, crashed into a freeway ramp on southbound Interstate 75 in Detroit about 4:50 p.m. EST, but was not hurt in the crash.
March 22, 1993 |
Lem Barney, a Hall of Fame player who starred for the Detroit Lions, has been charged with two counts of drug possession, the Detroit Free Press reported. The Wayne County Prosecutor requested warrants charging Barney with one count of possession of less than 25 grams of cocaine and possession of marijuana, 36th District Court Magistrate Richard Halloran said.
August 2, 1992 |
Rainstorms have been drenching northeastern Ohio for a month. The Canton area took more than 11 inches of rain in July--within half an inch of the record for the month--and Friday it poured again. But when Raider owner Al Davis got up Saturday morning and headed for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, there wasn't a cloud in sight. "That was no coincidence," a friend said. "It didn't dare rain on Al."
August 29, 2010 |
The way Marvin Gaye figured it, if Lem Barney and Mel Farr of the Detroit Lions could sing with him on a landmark recording, the Motown superstar could play in the NFL. Forty years ago this summer, he set out to make it happen. "There's no question that if he had started out at an early age like most of us, he could have been a fine ballplayer," Barney says. "Marvin had a lot of heart, a lot of will and stick-to-itiveness. "He just didn't have the skills. " Not in football, anyway.
December 3, 2001
Rod Woodson set an NFL record with his 10th career interception return for a touchdown, going 47 yards after picking off a Peyton Manning pass to clinch the Baltimore Ravens' 39-27 victory Sunday. Most interceptions returned for a touchdown, all-time: *--* Player Seasons Touchdowns Rod Woodson 1987-2001 10 Ken Houston 1967-1980 9 Deion Sanders 1989-2000 8 Eric Allen 1988-2001 8 Herb Adderly 1961-1972 7 Erich Barnes 1958-1970 7 Lem Barney 1967-1977 7 *--*