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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 1966 Touchdown Log

12 Touchdowns

8 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 2 Kickoff Return, 5 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 93 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Bears12
Rams3
49ers2
Vikings2
Colts2
Cardinals1
Packers1
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Home7
Road5
Sunday9
Friday2
Monday1
1st4
2nd2
3rd1
4th5
3 or fewer yards4
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards6
Rudy Bukich2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1966-09-16 CHI @ RAM L 17-31 1 Rushing 1 Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
2 2 1966-09-16 CHI @ RAM L 17-31 2 Rushing 58 Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
3 4 1966-10-09 CHI BAL W 27-17 3 Rushing 30 Lead 10-3 Lead 17-3
4 4 1966-10-09 CHI BAL W 27-17 4 Rushing 7 Lead 20-10 Lead 27-10
5 6 1966-10-23 CHI RAM W 17-10 2 Kickoff Return 93 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
6 7 1966-10-31 CHI @ STL L 17-24 4 Receiving 80 Rudy Bukich Trail 10-24 Trail 17-24
7 8 1966-11-06 CHI DET T 10-10 1 Rushing 10 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
8 9 1966-11-13 CHI SFO T 30-30 4 Receiving 43 Rudy Bukich Trail 10-17 Tied 17-17
9 10 1966-11-20 CHI @ GNB L 6-13 4 Rushing 2 Trail 0-7 Trail 6-7
10 13 1966-12-11 CHI @ SFO L 14-41 4 Rushing 2 Trail 7-41 Trail 14-41
11 14 1966-12-18 CHI MIN W 41-28 1 Kickoff Return 90 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
12 14 1966-12-18 CHI MIN W 41-28 1 Rushing 3 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*