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Franco Harris

Franco Dok Harris

Position: RB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: March 7, 1950 in Fort Dix, NJ
High School: Rancocas Valley Regional
College: Penn St.   (school history)    (Harris college stats)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1972 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 102 (99th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1990

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


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Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1972* 22 PIT RB 32 14 10 188 1055 10 75 5.6 75.4 13.4 21 180 8.6 1 29 1.5 12.9 1235 11 7 13
1973* 23 PIT RB 32 12 8 188 698 3 35 3.7 58.2 15.7 10 69 6.9 0 19 0.8 5.8 767 3 8 8
1974* 24 PIT FB 32 12 11 208 1006 5 54 4.8 83.8 17.3 23 200 8.7 1 31 1.9 16.7 1206 6 9 12
1975* 25 PIT FB 32 14 14 262 1246 10 36 4.8 89.0 18.7 28 214 7.6 1 44 2.0 15.3 1460 11 9 16
1976* 26 PIT FB 32 14 14 289 1128 14 30 3.9 80.6 20.6 23 151 6.6 0 39 1.6 10.8 1279 14 8 13
1977*+ 27 PIT FB 32 14 14 300 1162 11 61 3.9 83.0 21.4 11 62 5.6 0 15 0.8 4.4 1224 11 10 12
1978* 28 PIT FB 32 16 16 310 1082 8 37 3.5 67.6 19.4 22 144 6.5 0 15 1.4 9.0 1226 8 4 11
1979* 29 PIT FB 32 15 15 267 1186 11 71 4.4 79.1 17.8 36 291 8.1 1 21 2.4 19.4 1477 12 11 12
1980* 30 PIT FB 32 13 13 208 789 4 26 3.8 60.7 16.0 30 196 6.5 2 31 2.3 15.1 985 6 7 7
1981 31 PIT FB 32 16 16 242 987 8 50 4.1 61.7 15.1 37 250 6.8 1 26 2.3 15.6 1237 9 6 9
1982 32 PIT FB 32 9 9 140 604 2 21 4.3 67.1 15.6 31 249 8.0 0 20 3.4 27.7 853 2 1 12
1983 33 PIT FB 32 16 16 279 1007 5 19 3.6 62.9 17.4 34 278 8.2 2 29 2.1 17.4 1285 7 10 8
1984 34 SEA fb 34 8 6 68 170 0 16 2.5 21.3 8.5 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.4 173 0 0 1
Career 173 162 2949 12120 91 75 4.1 70.1 17.0 307 2287 7.4 9 44 1.8 13.2 14407 100 90 134
12 yrs PIT 165 156 2881 11950 91 75 4.1 72.4 17.5 306 2284 7.5 9 44 1.9 13.8 14234 100 90 133
1 yr SEA 8 6 68 170 0 16 2.5 21.3 8.5 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.4 173 0 0 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1972* 22 PIT RB 32 14 10 8 183 0 32 22.9 1418
1973* 23 PIT RB 32 12 8 1 23 0 23 23.0 790
1975* 25 PIT FB 32 14 14 1 27 0 27 27.0 1487
Career 173 162 10 233 0 32 23.3 14640
12 yrs PIT 165 156 10 233 0 32 23.3 14467
1 yr SEA 8 6 173

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1972* 22 PIT RB 32 14 10 0 7 1 -5 0
1973* 23 PIT RB 32 12 8 0 8 2 0 0
1974* 24 PIT FB 32 12 11 0 9 2 0 0
1975* 25 PIT FB 32 14 14 0 9 3 0 0
1976* 26 PIT FB 32 14 14 0 8 2 0 0
1977*+ 27 PIT FB 32 14 14 0 10 0 0 0
1978* 28 PIT FB 32 16 16 0 4 1 0 0
1979* 29 PIT FB 32 15 15 0 11 0 0 0
1980* 30 PIT FB 32 13 13 0 7 4 0 0
1981 31 PIT FB 32 16 16 0 6 0 0 0
1982 32 PIT FB 32 9 9 0 1 0 -13 0
1983 33 PIT FB 32 16 16 0 10 0 0 0
Career 173 162 0 90 15 -18 0
12 yrs PIT 165 156 0 90 15 -18 0
1 yr SEA 8 6

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1978* 28 PIT FB 32 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Career 173 162 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
12 yrs PIT 165 156 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1 yr SEA 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1972* 22 PIT RB 32 14 10 10 1 11 66
1973* 23 PIT RB 32 12 8 3 3 18
1974* 24 PIT FB 32 12 11 5 1 6 36
1975* 25 PIT FB 32 14 14 10 1 11 66
1976* 26 PIT FB 32 14 14 14 14 84
1977*+ 27 PIT FB 32 14 14 11 11 66
1978* 28 PIT FB 32 16 16 8 8 48
1979* 29 PIT FB 32 15 15 11 1 12 72
1980* 30 PIT FB 32 13 13 4 2 6 36
1981 31 PIT FB 32 16 16 8 1 9 54
1982 32 PIT FB 32 9 9 2 2 12
1983 33 PIT FB 32 16 16 5 2 7 42
Career 173 162 91 9 100 600
12 yrs PIT 165 156 91 9 100 600
1 yr SEA 8 6 0

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3 Mike Thomas, Joe Cribbs, Adrian Peterson, Rodney Hampton, Mike Garrett, Leon Hart, John Brockington, Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Domanick Williams
4 Clinton Portis, Leon Hart, John Brockington, Billy Sims, Lenny Moore*, John Williams, Terry Metcalf, Joe Cribbs, Ottis Anderson, Marshall Faulk*
5 Leon Hart, Ottis Anderson, Lenny Moore*, Eddie George, Billy Sims, John Williams, Marshall Faulk*, Roger Craig, Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew
6 John Williams, Maurice Jones-Drew, Alan Ameche, Curtis Martin*, Lenny Moore*, Jim Brown*, Ottis Anderson, Eddie George, Earl Campbell*, Matt Forte
7 Curtis Martin*, John Williams, Clinton Portis, Lenny Moore*, Earl Campbell*, Shaun Alexander, Eddie George, Tony Dorsett*, Ricky Watters, Warrick Dunn
8 Curtis Martin*, Warrick Dunn, Eddie George, John Williams, Frank Gifford*, Tony Dorsett*, Herschel Walker, Ricky Watters, Bobby Mitchell*, Roger Craig
9 Curtis Martin*, Warrick Dunn, John Williams, Bobby Mitchell*, Frank Gifford*, Herschel Walker, Tony Dorsett*, Charley Taylor*, Walter Payton*, Eddie George
10 Curtis Martin*, Warrick Dunn, Bobby Mitchell*, Tony Dorsett*, John Williams, Charley Taylor*, Fred Taylor, Ricky Watters, Herschel Walker, James Brooks
11 Curtis Martin*, Warrick Dunn, Tony Dorsett*, Charley Taylor*, Fred Taylor, Lenny Moore*, John Williams, Kyle Rote, James Brooks, Ricky Watters
12 Warrick Dunn, Charley Taylor*, Tony Dorsett*, Curtis Martin*, Frank Gifford*, Jimmy Johnson*, Bobby Mitchell*, Fred Taylor, Lenny Moore*, Kyle Rote
13 Warrick Dunn, Charley Taylor*, Tony Dorsett*, Curtis Martin*, Frank Gifford*, Jimmy Johnson*, Bobby Mitchell*, Fred Taylor, John Riggins*, Herschel Walker
Career Tony Dorsett*, Warrick Dunn, Curtis Martin*, Frank Gifford*, John Riggins*, Fred Taylor, James Brooks, Ricky Watters, Herschel Walker, Ottis Anderson

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1972 22 14 RB 190 71 6 14
1973 23 12 RB 95 35
1974 24 12 RB 157 60 9 18
1975 25 14 RB 212 110 4 6
1976 26 14 RB 212 102 6 9
1977 27 14 RB 188 80 7 9
1978 28 16 RB 171 29 12 40
1979 29 15 RB 220 74 7 10
1980 30 13 RB 135 8 21 67
1981 31 16 RB 178 45 18 38
1982 32 9 RB 97 34 16 42
1983 33 16 RB 171 20 18 53
1984 34 8 RB 17 95
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