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Walter Payton

Walter Jerry Payton (Sweetness)

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

Born: July 25, 1954 in Columbia, MS
Died: November 1, 1999 in South Barrington, IL
High School: Columbia, Jefferson
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 and Brother of Eddie Payton
9-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1993


Walter Payton 1982 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Rushing, Long of 2 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
3 or fewer yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 8 1982-12-26 CHI @ RAM W 34-26 1 Rushing 2 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0