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Gale Sayers

Selected Writings By Sayers:

(With Al Silverman) I Am Third, New York: Viking Press, 1970.

Awards and Accomplishments

1961 Named to All-American high school football team
1963-64 Wins college All-American honors
1965 Named NFL's Rookie of the Year
1965-69 Picked to play in Pro Bowl
1966, 1969 Leads NFL in rushing
1968 Founds Gale Sayers Foundation to help young newspaper carriers
1969 Receives George S. Halas Award as "most courageous player in professional football"
1977 Becomes youngest player to be enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame
1977 Voted into College Football Hall of Fame
1984 Founds a computer supplies company
1999 Named to Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

(With Bob Griese) Offensive Football. New York: Atheneum, 1972.

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