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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 1971 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

2 Receiving, 1 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 32 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Jets3
Patriots1
Chargers1
Bills1
Home2
Road1
Sunday3
2nd1
3rd1
4th1
3 or fewer yards1
30 or more yards2
Bob Davis2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1971-10-17 NYJ BUF W 28-17 4 Receiving 32 Bob Davis Lead 21-17 Lead 28-17
2 7 1971-10-31 NYJ @ SDG L 21-49 2 Receiving 31 Bob Davis Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
3 13 1971-12-12 NYJ NWE W 13-6 3 Rushing 1 Tied 3-3 Lead 10-3*