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Gale Sayers

School: Kansas
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1963 and 1964

Draft: 1st round, 4th overall of the 1965 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears
     1st round, 5th overall of the 1965 AFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1962 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 158 1125 7.1 7 7 61 8.7 0 165 1186 7.2 7
1963 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 132 917 6.9 7 11 155 14.1 1 143 1072 7.5 8
1964 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 122 633 5.2 4 17 182 10.7 0 139 815 5.9 4
Career Kansas 412 2675 6.5 18 35 398 11.4 1 447 3073 6.9 19

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1962 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 1 2 50.0 13 6.5 6.5 0 0 104.6
1963 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 2 3 66.7 35 11.7 11.7 0 0 164.7
1964 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 6 16 37.5 55 3.4 1.9 1 1 74.5
Career Kansas 9 21 42.9 103 4.9 3.7 1 1 90.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Passing Touchdowns
1964 Big 8 1 (8th)

Rush Attempts
1962 NCAA 158 (7th)
1962 Big 8 158 (3rd)
1963 Big 8 132 (3rd)
1964 Big 8 122 (4th)

Rushing Yards
1962 NCAA 1125 (3rd)
1962 Big 8 1125 (1st)
1963 NCAA 917 (3rd)
1963 Big 8 917 (1st)
1964 Big 8 633 (3rd)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1962 NCAA 7.1 (1st)
1962 Big 8 7.1 (1st)
1963 NCAA 6.9 (3rd)
1963 Big 8 6.9 (1st)
1964 Big 8 5.2 (2nd)

Rushing Touchdowns
1962 Big 8 7 (7th)
1963 Big 8 7 (2nd)
1964 Big 8 4 (4th)

Receptions
1963 Big 8 11 (6th)
1964 Big 8 17 (4th)

Receiving Yards
1963 Big 8 155 (6th)
1964 Big 8 182 (10th)

Receiving Touchdowns
1963 Big 8 1 (4th)

Plays From Scrimmage
1962 NCAA 165 (6th)
1962 Big 8 165 (2nd)
1963 Big 8 143 (3rd)
1964 Big 8 139 (3rd)

Yards From Scrimmage
1962 NCAA 1186 (2nd)
1962 Big 8 1186 (1st)
1963 NCAA 1072 (1st)
1963 Big 8 1072 (1st)
1964 Big 8 815 (1st)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1962 Big 8 7 (7th)
1963 Big 8 8 (1st)
1964 Big 8 4 (6th)

Total Plays
1962 Big 8 160 (8th)
1963 Big 8 135 (9th)
1964 Big 8 138 (9th)

Total Yards
1962 Big 8 1138 (3rd)
1963 Big 8 952 (2nd)
1964 Big 8 688 (8th)

Total Touchdowns
1962 Big 8 7 (10th)
1963 Big 8 7 (3rd)
1964 Big 8 5 (6th)