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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 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 3 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Redskins5
49ers2
Eagles1
Colts1
Falcons1
Road3
Home2
Sunday4
Monday1
2nd2
3rd3
3 or fewer yards5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 7 1978-10-15 WAS @ PHI L 10-17 3 Rushing 3 Trail 3-10 Tied 10-10
2 9 1978-10-29 WAS SFO W 38-20 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
3 9 1978-10-29 WAS SFO W 38-20 3 Rushing 1 Lead 21-13 Lead 28-13
4 10 1978-11-06 WAS @ BAL L 17-21 3 Rushing 1 Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
5 15 1978-12-10 WAS @ ATL L 17-20 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7