Gale Sayers Biography
Gale Sayers was an American football player. Gale was born on May 30, 1943, in Wichita, Kansas. He played for the University of Kansas. This was before being drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1965. Then he was being named Rookie of the Year. Due to knee injuries. He played for only seven seasons. Then he retired before the 1972 NFL season.
Gale is the second of three children born to parents Bernice and Roger. Sayers moved with his family to Speed in Kansas. These before settling in Om. He starred at both footballs. Then track in the field for Omaha Central High School. His setting a state record with his mark in the long jump.
He went on to play football at the University of Kansas. Sayers twice earning All-America honors for his dazzling abilities. As a halfback and kick returner. He set an NCAA Division I record with a 99-yard run against Nebraska as a junior. The following year his 96-yard kickoff return keyed an upset victory.
Gale Sayers Age
He has an age of 76 years. Then he was born on May 30, 1943.
Gale sayers stats Career
Sayer started his career with Bang. He went to 6-3-1 in the team’s record .Then he would have looked a lot worse. In KU’s ten games that season. The Kansas Comet ran for 1125 yards. And seven touchdowns. He averaged 7.1 yards per carrying. Then he carried the ball only 15 times per game that season is astonishing. That 7.1 average was the best in the country that year. He led the conference in rushing yards. There he was second nationally in the yard from scrimmage with 1186. He also returned kicks for KU.
Then in his junior year. He could run the ball 132 times for 917 yards. And the seven touchdowns. Gale has also caught a pass for a TD. Then he led the Big 8 in total touchdowns that season. There in his 1072 total yards from scrimmage. He led the country in 1963, and despite the fact. That KU went a dismal 5-5 on the season. Sayers had greatness consistently showed. There he set an NCAA record that season. In a 99-yard run against Nebraska. There he was a consensus pick for them. The all-American team that season.
He highlights reel moments came in the 1964 season. There he KU improved to 6-4. This was an individual. He again took the spotlight. Then he returned a kickoff 96 yards to spring the upset of the Sooners. His rushing stats dipped a bit that senior season. Then he only averaged 5.2 yards. These were per carrying- but he was still unanimously. He was selected to the 1964 All-American team. later in several years. He was named to the first team all-time All-Big 8 team.
Gale sayers net worth
His net worth has been estimated at 50 million. He is a professional football player. Then hie salary in 2018 earned greatly. Gale earned in NFL players between 400,000 and 600,000 per year. Then the national football league salary cp 175 million.
Gale Sayers wife.
His wife was the name Ardie sayers.
Gale Sayers Height
He has a height of 6 ft or 1.83. Then 198 lb.
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