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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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Franco Harris 1979 Touchdown Log

1979 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

12 Touchdowns

11 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 71 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers12
Browns5
Cowboys2
Broncos2
Bills2
Bengals1
Home10
Road2
Sunday10
Monday2
1st1
2nd6
3rd2
4th3
3 or fewer yards7
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
Terry Bradshaw1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 6 1979-10-07 PIT @ CLE W 51-35 1 Rushing 71 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
2 6 1979-10-07 PIT @ CLE W 51-35 3 Rushing 25 Lead 30-14 Lead 37-14
3 8 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W 42-7 2 Rushing 2 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
4 8 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W 42-7 2 Rushing 4 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
5 9 1979-10-28 PIT DAL W 14-3 2 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 9 1979-10-28 PIT DAL W 14-3 3 Rushing 48 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
7 13 1979-11-25 PIT CLE W 33-30 2 Receiving 2 Terry Bradshaw* Trail 6-20 Trail 13-20
8 13 1979-11-25 PIT CLE W 33-30 4 Rushing 1 Trail 13-27 Trail 20-27
9 13 1979-11-25 PIT CLE W 33-30 4 Rushing 3 Trail 20-30 Trail 27-30
10 14 1979-12-02 PIT CIN W 37-17 2 Rushing 1 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
11 16 1979-12-16 PIT BUF W 28-0 2 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
12 16 1979-12-16 PIT BUF W 28-0 4 Rushing 11 Lead 21-0 Lead 28-0

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 17 1979-12-30 PIT MIA W 34-14 4 Rushing 5 Lead 27-7 Lead 34-7
2 19 1980-01-20 PIT N RAM W 31-19 2 Rushing 1 Trail 3-7 Lead 10-7*
3 19 1980-01-20 PIT N RAM W 31-19 4 Rushing 1 Lead 24-19 Lead 31-19