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Tony Dorsett

Anthony Drew Dorsett Sr.

Position: RB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 192 lbs.

Born: April 7, 1954 in Rochester, PA
High School: Hopewell
College: Pittsburgh   (school history)    (Dorsett college stats)
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 108 (66th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Anthony Dorsett
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1994

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

Tony Dorsett 1978 Touchdown Log

1978 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

10 Touchdowns

7 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 1 Fumble Recovery Return, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 91 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Cowboys10
Jets2
Packers2
Eagles2
Cardinals1
Giants1
Saints1
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Road7
Home3
Sunday9
Monday1
1st2
2nd4
3rd2
4th2
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards3
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards3
Roger Staubach2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1978-09-04 DAL BAL W 38-0 2 Receiving 91 Roger Staubach* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
2 2 1978-09-10 DAL @ NYG W 34-24 4 Rushing 3 Lead 27-17 Lead 34-17
3 4 1978-09-24 DAL STL W 21-12 2 Rushing 7 Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
4 11 1978-11-12 DAL @ GNB W 42-14 2 Rushing 9 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
5 11 1978-11-12 DAL @ GNB W 42-14 4 Rushing 33 Lead 35-7 Lead 42-7
6 12 1978-11-19 DAL NOR W 27-7 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
7 15 1978-12-10 DAL @ PHI W 31-13 1 Receiving 16 Roger Staubach* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
8 15 1978-12-10 DAL @ PHI W 31-13 3 Rushing 23 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
9 16 1978-12-17 DAL @ NYJ W 30-7 1 Rushing 7 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
10 16 1978-12-17 DAL @ NYJ W 30-7 3 Fumble Recovery Return 54 Lead 17-0 Lead 23-0

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 18 1979-01-07 DAL @ RAM W 28-0 3 Rushing 5 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*