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Earl Campbell

Earl Christian Campbell (The Tyler Rose)

Position: RB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 232 lbs.

Born: March 29, 1955 in Tyler, TX
High School: John Tyler
College: Texas   (school history)    (Campbell college stats)
Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 68 (604th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1991

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Earl Campbell 1979 Touchdown Log

1979 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

19 Touchdowns

19 Rushing, 5 Go-Ahead, 3 Tying, Long of 61 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Titans19
Browns4
Colts3
Bengals3
Cowboys2
Redskins2
Jets1
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Home10
Road9
Sunday17
Thursday2
1st6
2nd7
3rd5
4th1
3 or fewer yards7
4-9 yards6
10-19 yards3
20-29 yards2
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1979-09-02 HOU @ WAS W 29-27 3 Rushing 13 Trail 6-17 Trail 13-17
2 1 1979-09-02 HOU @ WAS W 29-27 4 Rushing 3 Trail 22-27 Lead 29-27*
3 3 1979-09-16 HOU KAN W 20-6 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 4 1979-09-23 HOU @ CIN W 30-27 3 Rushing 8 Trail 10-24 Trail 17-24
5 5 1979-09-30 HOU CLE W 31-10 1 Rushing 2 Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
6 5 1979-09-30 HOU CLE W 31-10 2 Rushing 2 Lead 10-3 Lead 17-3
7 5 1979-09-30 HOU CLE W 31-10 3 Rushing 1 Lead 24-10 Lead 31-10
8 6 1979-10-07 HOU STL L 17-24 2 Rushing 4 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
9 7 1979-10-14 HOU @ BAL W 28-16 2 Rushing 7 Lead 7-6 Lead 14-6
10 7 1979-10-14 HOU @ BAL W 28-16 3 Rushing 20 Lead 14-6 Lead 21-6
11 7 1979-10-14 HOU @ BAL W 28-16 3 Rushing 2 Lead 21-9 Lead 28-9
12 9 1979-10-28 HOU NYJ W 27-24 2 Rushing 4 Tied 10-10 Lead 17-10*
13 11 1979-11-11 HOU OAK W 31-17 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
14 12 1979-11-18 HOU CIN W 42-21 1 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
15 12 1979-11-18 HOU CIN W 42-21 2 Rushing 13 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
16 13 1979-11-22 HOU @ DAL W 30-24 1 Rushing 61 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
17 13 1979-11-22 HOU @ DAL W 30-24 2 Rushing 27 Trail 10-21 Trail 17-21
18 14 1979-12-02 HOU @ CLE L 7-14 1 Rushing 11 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
19 16 1979-12-16 HOU PHI L 20-26 2 Rushing 6 Trail 0-9 Trail 7-9

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 17 1979-12-23 HOU DEN W 13-7 2 Rushing 3 Trail 3-7 Lead 10-7*