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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 (3598th 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 1959 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 3 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 77 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Giants7
Browns2
Steelers2
Cardinals1
Eagles1
Rams1
Road5
Home2
Sunday6
Saturday1
1st2
2nd3
3rd2
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards3
Charlie Conerly4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1959-09-26 NYG @ RAM W 23-21 2 Rushing 1 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
2 2 1959-10-04 NYG @ PHI L 21-49 2 Rushing 5 Trail 0-21 Trail 7-21
3 5 1959-10-25 NYG @ PIT W 21-16 1 Receiving 77 Charlie Conerly Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
4 5 1959-10-25 NYG @ PIT W 21-16 1 Receiving 28 Charlie Conerly Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
5 9 1959-11-22 NYG @ CRD W 30-20 3 Receiving 33 Charlie Conerly Trail 13-14 Lead 20-14*
6 11 1959-12-06 NYG CLE W 48-7 2 Rushing 2 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
7 11 1959-12-06 NYG CLE W 48-7 3 Receiving 31 Charlie Conerly Lead 24-0 Lead 31-0