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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 1980 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 69 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Bears7
Packers3
Redskins2
Saints1
Falcons1
Home6
Road1
Sunday7
1st2
2nd3
4th2
3 or fewer yards3
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards3
Vince Evans1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1980-09-14 CHI NOR W 22-3 4 Rushing 69 Lead 15-3 Lead 22-3
2 10 1980-11-09 CHI WAS W 35-21 1 Rushing 50 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 10 1980-11-09 CHI WAS W 35-21 2 Receiving 54 Vince Evans Lead 21-0 Lead 28-0
4 12 1980-11-23 CHI @ ATL L 17-28 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 14 1980-12-07 CHI GNB W 61-7 2 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 14 1980-12-07 CHI GNB W 61-7 2 Rushing 3 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
7 14 1980-12-07 CHI GNB W 61-7 4 Rushing 14 Lead 41-7 Lead 48-7