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Walter Payton

Walter Jerry Payton (Sweetness)

Position: RB
Height: 5-10    Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: July 25, 1953 in Columbia, MS
Died: November 1, 1999 in South Barrington, IL
High School: Hillsboro, Lake Forest
College: Jackson St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 128 (22nd overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Jarrett Payton
9-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1993

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Walter Payton 1978 Game Log

1978 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

Regular Season

Age is Years-Days
Rushing Receiving
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Att Yds Y/A TD Rec Yds Y/R TD TD Pts
1 1 1978-09-03 25-040 CHI STL W 17-10 26 101 3.88 1 3 22 7.33 0 1 6
2 2 1978-09-10 25-047 CHI @ SFO W 16-13 21 62 2.95 0 1 3 3.00 0 0 0
3 3 1978-09-17 25-054 CHI @ DET W 19-0 22 77 3.50 1 1 3 3.00 0 1 6
4 4 1978-09-25 25-062 CHI MIN L 20-24 24 58 2.42 2 4 37 9.25 0 2 12
5 5 1978-10-01 25-068 CHI OAK L 19-25 27 123 4.56 0 1 4 4.00 0 0 0
6 6 1978-10-08 25-075 CHI @ GNB L 14-24 19 82 4.32 0 5 39 7.80 0 0 0
7 7 1978-10-16 25-083 CHI @ DEN L 7-16 22 157 7.14 0 6 37 6.17 0 0 0
8 8 1978-10-22 25-089 CHI @ TAM L 19-33 15 34 2.27 0 5 74 14.80 0 0 0
9 9 1978-10-29 25-096 CHI DET L 17-21 18 89 4.94 0 7 119 17.00 0 0 0
10 10 1978-11-05 25-103 CHI SEA L 29-31 18 109 6.06 1 5 36 7.20 0 1 6
11 11 1978-11-12 25-110 CHI @ MIN L 14-17 23 127 5.52 2 2 11 5.50 0 2 12
12 12 1978-11-19 25-117 CHI ATL W 13-7 20 34 1.70 1 2 40 20.00 0 1 6
13 13 1978-11-26 25-124 CHI TAM W 14-3 27 105 3.89 1 2 26 13.00 0 1 6
14 14 1978-12-04 25-132 CHI @ SDG L 7-40 17 50 2.94 0 2 9 4.50 0 0 0
15 15 1978-12-10 25-138 CHI GNB W 14-0 18 97 5.39 1 3 13 4.33 0 1 6
16 16 1978-12-16 25-144 CHI @ WAS W 14-10 16 90 5.63 1 1 7 7.00 0 1 6
16 Games 7-9-0 333 1395 4.19 11 50 480 9.60 0 11 66