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John Riggins

Robert John Riggins (Diesel, Riggo) (twitter: @riggo44)

Position: RB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: August 4, 1949 in Centralia, KS
High School: Centralia
College: Kansas   (school history)    (Riggins college stats)
Drafted by the New York Jets in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 91 (195th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1992, finalist in 1991

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John Riggins 1976 Game Log

1976 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs · vs.

Regular Season

Age is Years-Days
Rushing Receiving
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Att Yds Y/A TD Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Pts
1 1 1976-09-12 27-039 WAS NYG W 19-17 8 25 3.13 0 1 13 13.00 0 0
2 2 1976-09-19 27-046 WAS SEA W 31-7 17 71 4.18 0 4 40 10.00 0 0
3 3 1976-09-27 27-054 WAS @ PHI W 20-17 15 38 2.53 0 2 9 4.50 0 0
4 4 1976-10-03 27-060 WAS @ CHI L 7-33 4 20 5.00 0 2 9 4.50 0 0
5 5 1976-10-10 27-067 WAS KAN L 30-33 10 24 2.40 1 3 28 9.33 0 6
6 6 1976-10-17 27-074 WAS DET W 20-7 11 25 2.27 0 0 0 0 0
7 7 1976-10-25 27-082 WAS STL W 20-10 8 14 1.75 0 2 11 5.50 0 0
8 8 1976-10-31 27-088 WAS DAL L 7-20 5 21 4.20 0 1 8 8.00 0 0
9 9 1976-11-07 27-095 WAS @ SFO W 24-21 9 23 2.56 0 1 -5 -5.00 0 0
10 10 1976-11-14 27-102 WAS @ NYG L 9-12 9 48 5.33 0 0 0 0 0
11 11 1976-11-21 27-109 WAS @ STL W 16-10 18 49 2.72 0 0 0 0 0
12 12 1976-11-28 27-116 WAS PHI W 24-0 6 15 2.50 0 1 14 14.00 0 0
13 13 1976-12-05 27-123 WAS @ NYJ W 37-16 19 104 5.47 1 3 28 9.33 1 12
14 14 1976-12-12 27-130 WAS @ DAL W 27-14 23 95 4.13 1 1 17 17.00 0 6
14 Games 10-4-0 162 572 3.53 3 21 172 8.19 1 24

Playoffs

Age is Years-Days
Rushing Receiving
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Att Yds Y/A TD Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD
1 15 1976-12-18 27-136 WAS @ MIN L 20-35 7 30 4.29 0 4 29 7.25 0