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Gale Sayers

Gale Eugene Sayers (The Kansas Comet) (twitter: @Kansas_Comet)

Position: RB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 198 lbs.

Born: May 30, 1943 in Wichita, KS
High School: Central
College: Kansas   (school history)    (Sayers college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1965 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (922nd overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1977

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Gale Sayers 1965 Touchdown Log

22 Touchdowns

14 Rushing, 6 Receiving, 1 Punt Return, 1 Kickoff Return, 6 Go-Ahead, Long of 96 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Bears22
49ers6
Vikings5
Packers3
Giants2
Lions2
Rams2
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Home11
Road11
Sunday21
Saturday1
1st2
2nd6
3rd6
4th8
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards4
10-19 yards5
20-29 yards3
30 or more yards8
Rudy Bukich6

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1965-09-25 CHI @ RAM L 28-30 2 Rushing 18 Lead 7-6 Lead 14-6
2 3 1965-10-03 CHI @ GNB L 14-23 3 Rushing 6 Trail 0-23 Trail 7-23
3 3 1965-10-03 CHI @ GNB L 14-23 4 Receiving 65 Rudy Bukich Trail 7-23 Trail 14-23
4 4 1965-10-10 CHI RAM W 31-6 3 Receiving 80 Rudy Bukich Lead 10-6 Lead 17-6
5 5 1965-10-17 CHI @ MIN W 45-37 3 Receiving 18 Rudy Bukich Trail 17-23 Lead 24-23*
6 5 1965-10-17 CHI @ MIN W 45-37 4 Receiving 25 Rudy Bukich Trail 24-30 Lead 31-30*
7 5 1965-10-17 CHI @ MIN W 45-37 4 Kickoff Return 96 Trail 31-37 Lead 38-37*
8 5 1965-10-17 CHI @ MIN W 45-37 4 Rushing 10 Lead 38-37 Lead 45-37
9 6 1965-10-24 CHI DET W 38-10 2 Receiving 7 Rudy Bukich Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
10 7 1965-10-31 CHI GNB W 31-10 2 Rushing 10 Lead 10-7 Lead 17-7
11 9 1965-11-14 CHI STL W 34-13 4 Rushing 7 Lead 17-13 Lead 24-13
12 10 1965-11-21 CHI @ DET W 17-10 3 Rushing 20 Tied 10-10 Lead 17-10*
13 11 1965-11-28 CHI @ NYG W 35-14 2 Rushing 45 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
14 11 1965-11-28 CHI @ NYG W 35-14 4 Rushing 15 Lead 28-14 Lead 35-14
15 12 1965-12-05 CHI @ BAL W 13-0 1 Rushing 61 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
16 13 1965-12-12 CHI SFO W 61-20 1 Receiving 80 Rudy Bukich Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
17 13 1965-12-12 CHI SFO W 61-20 2 Rushing 21 Lead 13-7 Lead 20-7
18 13 1965-12-12 CHI SFO W 61-20 2 Rushing 7 Lead 20-13 Lead 27-13
19 13 1965-12-12 CHI SFO W 61-20 3 Rushing 50 Lead 27-13 Lead 34-13
20 13 1965-12-12 CHI SFO W 61-20 3 Rushing 1 Lead 34-13 Lead 40-13
21 13 1965-12-12 CHI SFO W 61-20 4 Punt Return 85 Lead 47-20 Lead 54-20
22 14 1965-12-19 CHI MIN L 17-24 4 Rushing 2 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3