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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 (100th 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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Franco Harris 1978 Touchdown Log

1978 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

8 Touchdowns

8 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 15 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Steelers8
Colts2
Chiefs2
Broncos1
Bills1
Seahawks1
Bengals1
Home5
Road3
Sunday5
Saturday3
1st3
2nd4
4th1
3 or fewer yards6
10-19 yards2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1978-09-03 PIT @ BUF W 28-17 2 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
2 2 1978-09-10 PIT SEA W 21-10 4 Rushing 1 Lead 14-10 Lead 21-10
3 3 1978-09-17 PIT @ CIN W 28-3 1 Rushing 15 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
4 9 1978-10-29 PIT KAN W 27-24 1 Rushing 1 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
5 9 1978-10-29 PIT KAN W 27-24 2 Rushing 11 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
6 15 1978-12-09 PIT BAL W 35-13 2 Rushing 3 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
7 15 1978-12-09 PIT BAL W 35-13 2 Rushing 2 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
8 16 1978-12-16 PIT @ DEN W 21-17 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 17 1978-12-30 PIT DEN W 33-10 1 Rushing 1 Trail 0-3 Lead 6-3*
2 17 1978-12-30 PIT DEN W 33-10 2 Rushing 18 Lead 6-3 Lead 13-3
3 18 1979-01-07 PIT HOU W 34-5 1 Rushing 7 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 19 1979-01-21 PIT N DAL W 35-31 4 Rushing 22 Lead 21-17 Lead 28-17