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    all-nfl: 1966 (ap, upi, nea, pfwa, ny), 1967 (ap, upi, nea, ny), 1968 (ap, upi, nea, ny, pw) , 1969 (ap, upi, nea, pw, ny)

    fully professional: 1968 (pfwa), 1969 (hof, pfwa, nea)

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    all western conferences: 1966 (sn), 1967 (sn), 1968 (sn), 1969 (sn)

    (4) – 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970

    (at the time of his retirement after the 1971 season)

    See also: Villanova college basketball championships: Complete history | NCAA.com

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    • [1st] highest combined net yards, season: 2440 (1966) • [1st] highest combined net yards average, game: 19, 76 (vs. San Francisco, Dec. 12, 1965) • [1st] most combined net yards, season: 2440 (1966) • [1st] most number of touchdowns, season: 22 (1965) • [1st] most touchdowns by a rookie, season: 22 (1965) • [1st] most points by a rookie, season: 132 (1965) • [1st] most average number of kickoff return yards, career – 30.60 • [ 1st] Highest Combined Net Yards Average, Game – 19.76 (vs. San Francisco, Dec 12, 1965) • [Tied for 1st] Most Combined punts and returns kickoffs for touchdowns, game: 2 (vs. San Francisco, Dec. 12, 1965) • [tied for 1st] most touchdowns, game: 6 (vs. san francisco, Dec 12, 1965) • [tied for 1st] most kicks return for touchdowns, career – 6 • [tied for 1st] most combined kicks and punts returns touchdowns, season: 4 (1967) • [2nd] highest rushing average, career: 5.03 • [2nd] average rushing return yards highest kickoff return, season: 37.69 (1967) • [tied for 2nd] most kickoff returns for touchdowns, season – 3 (1967) • [ tied for 2nd] most combined punts and kickoff returns for touchdowns, career – 8 • [3rd] most combined net yards, game – 339 (vs. Minnesota, Dec. 18, 1966)

    holds the records for sayers at the time of his retirement after the 1971 season

    See also: Villanova college basketball championships: Complete history | NCAA.com

    See also: NHL games today: 2022 NHL offseason calendar, NHL Draft, free agency

    • [1st] longest kickoff return: 103 (vs. pittsburgh, Sept. 17, 1967) • [1st] most combined net yards, season: 2440 ( 1966) • [1st] highest combined net yardage average, game – 19.76 (vs. San Francisco, Dec 12, 1965) • [1 .°] most combined net yards, game – 339 (vs. Minnesota, Dec 18, 1966) • [1st] most kickoff returns for touchdowns, career – 6 • [1st] highest average kickoff return yards, career – 30.60 • [1st] highest combined number of kickoff returns and punts for touchdowns, career: 8 • [1st] most kickoff returns, career: 91 • [1st] most kickoff return yards starting, career: 2781 • [1st] highest combined return number punt and kickoff rates for touchdowns, season: 4 (1967) • [1st] highest kickoff return yardage average, season – 37.69 ( 1967) • [1st] most punt return yards, game – 134 (vs. san francisco, Dec. 12, 1965) • [1st] highest average rushing yards, career: 5.0 • [1st] highest number of 100 or more career rushing yards games: 20 • [1st] most seasons 1,000 or more rushing yards, career – 2 (1966, 1969) • [1st] most rushing yards rushing, season – 1,231 (1966) • [1st] most rushing attempts, season: 236 (1969) • [1st] most touchdowns rushing, season: 14 (1965) • [1st] most rushing yards, game: 205 (vs. Bahia Verde, Nov. 3, 1968) • [1st] most touchdowns, season – 22 (1965) • [1st] most touchdowns by a rookie, season – 22 (1965) • [ 1st] most points, season: 132 (1965) • [first] most points by a rookie, season: 132 (1 965) • [first] most touchdowns, game: 6 (vs. san francisco, dec 12, 1965) • [tied for 1st] most combined punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns, game – 2 (vs. san francisco, dec 12, 1965 ) • [2nd] career rushing yards: 4,956 • [2nd] career rushing touchdowns: 39

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    statistical league championships running titles: 1966, 1969 scoring titles: 1965 touchdown titles: 1965 comeback titles kickoff: 1966

    See also: Villanova college basketball championships: Complete history | NCAA.com

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    statistical team championships career titles: 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969 receiving titles: 1966 scoring titles: 1965, 1967 punt return titles: 1965 kickoff return titles:1965, 1966, 1967, 1969

    • nfl 75th anniversary team (drafted 1994) • nfl 50th anniversary team (drafted 1969) • all-1960s team • nfl all-time team (selected in 2000) • afl-nfl 1960-1984 all-star team (selected in 1985) • 1965 nfl rookie of the year (upi, ap, nea, sn)

    See also: Villanova college basketball championships: Complete history | NCAA.com

    See also: NHL games today: 2022 NHL offseason calendar, NHL Draft, free agency

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