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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 1956 Touchdown Log

1956 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

9 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 4 Receiving, 1 Tying, Long of 59 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Giants9
Redskins3
Eagles2
Cardinals1
49ers1
Browns1
Steelers1
Home7
Road2
Sunday8
Saturday1
1st2
2nd2
3rd3
4th2
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards4
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards1
Charlie Conerly4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1956-09-30 NYG @ SFO W 38-21 1 Rushing 59 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
2 4 1956-10-21 NYG PIT W 38-10 3 Rushing 1 Lead 17-3 Lead 24-3
3 5 1956-10-28 NYG PHI W 20-3 3 Receiving 20 Charlie Conerly Lead 13-3 Lead 20-3
4 7 1956-11-11 NYG CRD W 23-10 4 Receiving 11 Charlie Conerly Lead 16-3 Lead 23-3
5 10 1956-12-02 NYG WAS W 28-14 1 Rushing 6 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
6 10 1956-12-02 NYG WAS W 28-14 3 Receiving 14 Charlie Conerly Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
7 10 1956-12-02 NYG WAS W 28-14 4 Rushing 11 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
8 11 1956-12-09 NYG CLE L 7-24 2 Receiving 6 Charlie Conerly Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
9 12 1956-12-15 NYG @ PHI W 21-7 2 Rushing 10 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 13 1956-12-30 NYG CHI W 47-7 4 Receiving 14 Charlie Conerly Lead 40-7 Lead 47-7