Gale Eugene Sayers (born May 30, 1943), nicknamed the "Kansas Comet", is a former professional American football player who earned acclaim both as a halfback and return specialist in the National Football League (NFL).
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"The cover was blue, and the page numbers were orange," he says. When he was in elementary school, one of his aunts had given him the Gale Sayers autobiography I Am Third. He didn't remind anyone of Payton or Sayers at the start of his Bears career. www.bing.com
Gale Sayers was a quick study. "It was good for me," said Sayers, maybe the best open-field runner in football history. "I would work a lot on my moves." Local sentiment held that Sayers wasn't even the best running back at the park in the summer of 1964. www.bing.com
I also get where Dillon and Taylor are coming from. They had the longevity and career numbers that Davis … OK, Gale Sayers, too … did not. But what mark did they make on the league? Davis was the catalyst to John Elway’s two Super Bowl victories. www.bing.com
World-Herald staff writer Stu Pospisil compiled a list of every Nebraskan to leave the state to play college football, including all-time greats Nile Kinnick, Gale Sayers, Larry Station and Jay Novacek. Who do you think is the best? www.bing.com
There are only two SGC 92s and four that grade out at SGC 88. That same Philadelphia set includes the rookie card of his teammate, Gale Sayers. By comparison, there are 31 Sayers rookies graded 9, 309 8s and 15 8.5s out of roughly the same number graded by ... www.bing.com
A: Howard, a fifth-round pick out of Indiana, rushed for 1,313 yards as a rookie, more than Matt Forte (1,238), Anthony Thomas (1,183), Gale Sayers (867) or Walter Payton (679). And he didn't start the first three games. The Bears are deep at running back ... www.bing.com
McCaffrey can handle 20 touches per game, plus he owns that Gale Sayers-esque nifty ability to turn a short gain into a chunk play. The presence of Cam Newton, rushing threat also forces defenses to play 11-on-11 against Carolina. Well, guess who that helps? www.bing.com
Former Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer is contending with Alzheimer’s, and former Kansas and Chicago Bears star Gale Sayers is battling dementia. Sayers’ story and the tale of former Harrisonville, Mizzou and Missouri State player Michael Keck each ... www.bing.com
An accomplishment that is quite impressive considering Howard got past Walter Payton, Gale Sayers and Matt Forte among others to do it. Of course the man himself didn’t come away all that impressed. Howard was quick to point out the failures of the team ... www.bing.com
Tom Brady (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) King’s team gave Brady some serious weapons. Among them are wideout Larry Fitzgerald, running back Gale Sayers, tight end Jason Witten, and left tackle Joe Thomas. He also drafted a defense that includes J ... www.bing.com