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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 1984 Touchdown Log

1984 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

14 Touchdowns

14 Rushing, 7 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 13 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Redskins14
Giants2
49ers2
Cardinals2
Falcons2
Bills1
Colts1
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Home8
Road6
Sunday10
Monday4
1st3
2nd5
3rd4
4th2
3 or fewer yards11
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1984-09-02 WAS MIA L 17-35 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
2 2 1984-09-10 WAS @ SFO L 31-37 3 Rushing 1 Trail 10-27 Trail 17-27
3 2 1984-09-10 WAS @ SFO L 31-37 4 Rushing 1 Trail 17-34 Trail 24-34
4 3 1984-09-16 WAS NYG W 30-14 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 3 1984-09-16 WAS NYG W 30-14 2 Rushing 1 Tied 7-7 Lead 13-7*
6 4 1984-09-23 WAS @ NWE W 26-10 1 Rushing 13 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
7 5 1984-09-30 WAS PHI W 20-0 3 Rushing 8 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
8 6 1984-10-07 WAS @ IND W 35-7 2 Rushing 1 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
9 8 1984-10-21 WAS @ STL L 24-26 3 Rushing 2 Trail 7-10 Lead 14-10*
10 10 1984-11-05 WAS ATL W 27-14 2 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
11 10 1984-11-05 WAS ATL W 27-14 3 Rushing 1 Tied 14-14 Lead 20-14*
12 13 1984-11-25 WAS BUF W 41-14 1 Rushing 2 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
13 15 1984-12-09 WAS @ DAL W 30-28 4 Rushing 1 Trail 23-28 Lead 30-28*
14 16 1984-12-16 WAS STL W 29-27 2 Rushing 5 Lead 13-7 Lead 20-7

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 17 1984-12-30 WAS CHI L 19-23 3 Rushing 1 Trail 3-16 Trail 10-16
2 17 1984-12-30 WAS CHI L 19-23 3 Rushing 1 Trail 10-23 Trail 17-23