Image Gallery of Gale Sayers, Halfback, Chicago Bears 1965-1971



Career Rushing and Receiving Statistics

Year Age Games Rush Yards TD Long Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng Touches Y/Tch YScm Fmb
1965*+ 22 14 166 867 14 61 5.2 61.9 11.9 29 507 17.5 6 80 195 7.0 1374 9
1966*+ 23 14 229 1231♦ 8 58 5.4 87.9♦ 16.4 34 447 13.1 2 80 263 6.4 1678♦ 2
1967*+ 24 13 186 880 7 70 4.7 67.7 14.3 16 126 7.9 1 32 202 5.0 1006 8♦
1968+ 25 9 138 856 2 63 6.2♦ 95.1♦ 15.3 15 117 7.8 0 21 153 6.4♦ 973 7
1969*+ 26 14 236♦ 1032♦ 8 28 4.4 73.7♦ 16.9 17 116 6.8 0 25 253 4.5 1148 7
1970 27 2 23 52 0 15 2.3 26.0 11.5 1 -6 -6.0 0 -6 24 1.9 46 1
1971 28 2 13 38 0 9 2.9 19.0 6.5 13 2.9 38 0
Career 68 991 4956 39 70 5.0 72.9 14.6 112 1307 11.7 9 80 1103 5.7 6263 34

Career Kick & Punt Returns Statistics

Year Age No. G Punt Returns Punt Return Yards Punt Return TD Long Punt Return Y/PR Kick Returns Kick Return Yards Kick Return TD Long Kick Return Y/KRt APYd
1965*+ 22 40 14 16 238 1 85♦ 14.9 21 660 1♦ 96 31.4♦ 2272♦
1966*+ 23 40 14 6 44 0 27 7.3 23 718 2♦ 93 31.2♦ 2440♦
1967*+ 24 40 13 3 80 1♦ 58 26.7 16 603 3 103 37.7 1689♦
1968+ 25 40 9 2 29 0 18 14.5 17 461 0 48 27.1 1463
1969*+ 26 40 14 14 339 0 52 24.2 1487
Care 68 27 391 2 85 14.5 91 2781 6 103 30.6 9435
  • + – All-Pro Selection
  • * – Pro Bowl Selection
  • ♦ – Led the League

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