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Frank Gifford

Frank Newton Gifford (Giffer)

Position: HB-FL-DB-WR
Height: 6-1    Weight: 197 lbs.

Born: August 16, 1930 in Santa Monica, CA
High School: Bakersfield
College: USC   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 27 (3595th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1977, finalist in 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976

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Frank Gifford 1955 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 3 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 37 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Giants7
Browns2
Lions2
Cardinals1
Redskins1
Eagles1
Road5
Home2
Sunday6
Saturday1
1st1
2nd4
3rd1
4th1
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards2
20-29 yards2
30 or more yards2
Charlie Conerly3
Don Heinrich1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1955-09-24 NYG @ PHI L 17-27 1 Receiving 31 Charlie Conerly Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 4 1955-10-16 NYG CRD W 10-0 3 Rushing 6 Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
3 7 1955-11-06 NYG @ CLE L 14-24 2 Receiving 6 Charlie Conerly Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
4 10 1955-11-27 NYG CLE T 35-35 4 Receiving 23 Charlie Conerly Trail 28-35 Tied 35-35
5 11 1955-12-04 NYG @ WAS W 27-20 2 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
6 12 1955-12-11 NYG @ DET W 24-19 2 Rushing 22 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
7 12 1955-12-11 NYG @ DET W 24-19 2 Receiving 37 Don Heinrich Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7