Friday, March 28, 2008

Floyd Little

Today's player is Floyd Little. Nicknamed simply "The Franchise" heinspired scores of Denver fans to come out to see the Broncos play and forced ownership to stay put in Denver instead of relocating to another city. His number 44 is one of only 3 Broncos numbers retired. He was a first round draft choice out ofSyracuse. He was the first Bronco to lead the NFL in rushing, doing it twice. He played in 5 all star games. When he retired, he ranked 7th alltime on the NFL rushing list. A member of the Broncos Ring of Fame. His career statistics are below.

Games: 117

Rushing Attempts: 1641

Yards: 6323

Touchdowns: 43

Average: 3.9 yards

Receptions: 215

Yards: 2418

Touchdowns: 9

Total Yards From Scrimmage: 8741


maplewood said...

Nice. Aren't you glad you listened to me?

Big daddy said...

Maplewood? You went "regional" on your nickname?