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John Riggins

Robert John Riggins (Diesel) (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 1979 Game Log

1979 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 Tgt Yds Y/R TD TD Pts
1 1 1979-09-02 30-029 WAS HOU L 27-29 12 54 4.50 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 2 1979-09-09 30-036 WAS @ DET W 27-24 18 80 4.44 0 4 29 7.25 0 0 0
3 3 1979-09-17 30-044 WAS NYG W 27-0 15 52 3.47 0 1 5 5.00 0 0 0
4 4 1979-09-23 30-050 WAS @ STL W 17-7 12 34 2.83 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 5 1979-09-30 30-057 WAS @ ATL W 16-7 18 56 3.11 1 1 4 4.00 0 1 6
6 6 1979-10-07 30-064 WAS @ PHI L 17-28 23 115 5.00 1 4 9 2.25 1 2 12
7 7 1979-10-14 30-071 WAS @ CLE W 13-9 14 31 2.21 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 8 1979-10-21 30-078 WAS PHI W 17-7 19 120 6.32 0 1 2 2.00 0 0 0
9 9 1979-10-28 30-085 WAS NOR L 10-14 12 47 3.92 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 10 1979-11-04 30-092 WAS @ PIT L 7-38 13 56 4.31 1 4 33 8.25 0 1 6
11 11 1979-11-11 30-099 WAS STL W 30-28 17 62 3.65 1 2 20 10.00 1 2 12
12 12 1979-11-18 30-106 WAS DAL W 34-20 12 40 3.33 1 0 0 0 1 6
13 13 1979-11-25 30-113 WAS @ NYG L 6-14 17 72 4.24 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 14 1979-12-02 30-120 WAS GNB W 38-21 17 88 5.18 0 7 34 4.86 1 1 6
15 15 1979-12-09 30-127 WAS CIN W 28-14 19 95 5.00 2 4 27 6.75 0 2 12
16 16 1979-12-16 30-134 WAS @ DAL L 34-35 22 151 6.86 2 0 0 0 2 12
16 Games 10-6-0 260 1153 4.43 9 28 163 5.82 3 12 72