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Russ Francis

Russell Ross Francis

Position: TE
Height: 6-6    Weight: 240 lbs.

Born: April 3, 1953 in Seattle, WA
High School: Kailua, Pleasant Hill
College: Oregon   (school history)    (Francis college stats)
Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 45 (1763rd overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

Russ Francis 1979 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 27 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Patriots5
Packers2
Bears1
Chargers1
Steelers1
Road3
Home2
Monday3
Sunday2
1st2
2nd1
4th2
4-9 yards4
20-29 yards1
Steve Grogan5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1979-09-03 NWE PIT L 13-16 1 Receiving 4 Steve Grogan Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 4 1979-09-23 NWE SDG W 27-21 4 Receiving 5 Steve Grogan Lead 20-14 Lead 27-14
3 5 1979-10-01 NWE @ GNB L 14-27 1 Receiving 27 Steve Grogan Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 5 1979-10-01 NWE @ GNB L 14-27 2 Receiving 6 Steve Grogan Trail 7-20 Trail 14-20
5 7 1979-10-14 NWE @ CHI W 27-7 4 Receiving 4 Steve Grogan Lead 17-7 Lead 24-7