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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 1978 Game Log

1978 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 1978-09-03 29-030 WAS @ NWE W 16-14 16 60 3.75 0 1 11 11.00 0 0
2 2 1978-09-10 29-037 WAS PHI W 35-30 21 76 3.62 0 2 21 10.50 0 0
3 3 1978-09-17 29-044 WAS @ STL W 28-10 16 108 6.75 0 1 13 13.00 0 0
4 4 1978-09-24 29-051 WAS NYJ W 23-3 21 114 5.43 0 3 16 5.33 0 0
5 5 1978-10-02 29-059 WAS DAL W 9-5 19 96 5.05 0 1 6 6.00 0 0
6 6 1978-10-08 29-065 WAS @ DET W 21-19 12 44 3.67 0 2 16 8.00 0 0
7 7 1978-10-15 29-072 WAS @ PHI L 10-17 21 97 4.62 1 3 43 14.33 0 6
8 8 1978-10-22 29-079 WAS @ NYG L 6-17 18 78 4.33 0 3 28 9.33 0 0
9 9 1978-10-29 29-086 WAS SFO W 38-20 21 61 2.90 2 2 25 12.50 0 12
10 10 1978-11-06 29-094 WAS @ BAL L 17-21 20 60 3.00 1 4 38 9.50 0 6
11 11 1978-11-12 29-100 WAS NYG W 16-13 12 29 2.42 0 1 4 4.00 0 0
12 13 1978-11-23 29-111 WAS @ DAL L 10-37 12 40 3.33 0 2 24 12.00 0 0
13 14 1978-12-03 29-121 WAS MIA L 0-16 11 43 3.91 0 2 19 9.50 0 0
14 15 1978-12-10 29-128 WAS @ ATL L 17-20 18 64 3.56 1 1 21 21.00 0 6
15 16 1978-12-16 29-134 WAS CHI L 10-14 10 44 4.40 0 3 14 4.67 0 0
15 Games 8-7-0 248 1014 4.09 5 31 299 9.65 0 30