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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 1969 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

8 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 24 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Bears8
Steelers2
49ers1
Browns1
Vikings1
Colts1
Falcons1
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Home5
Road3
Sunday7
Saturday1
1st2
2nd3
3rd2
4th1
3 or fewer yards5
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 6 1969-10-26 CHI RAM L 7-9 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 7 1969-11-02 CHI @ MIN L 14-31 4 Rushing 24 Trail 7-31 Trail 14-31
3 8 1969-11-09 CHI PIT W 38-7 1 Rushing 2 Lead 9-0 Lead 16-0
4 8 1969-11-09 CHI PIT W 38-7 3 Rushing 1 Lead 31-0 Lead 38-0
5 9 1969-11-16 CHI @ ATL L 31-48 2 Rushing 10 Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
6 10 1969-11-23 CHI BAL L 21-24 3 Rushing 1 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
7 11 1969-11-30 CHI CLE L 24-28 2 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
8 12 1969-12-06 CHI @ SFO L 21-42 2 Rushing 4 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7