Frank Gifford

Halfback, Flanker

Frank Gifford

12 seasons
3,609 rushing yards
367 receptions
484 points
8 Pro Bowls

12

seasons

3,609

rushing yards

367

receptions

484

points

8

Pro Bowls
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"To me, Vince (Lombardi) was the difference between my becoming a good pro player and just another halfback. He turned my life around. Anything I accomplished in this game, I owe to him.”

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(Southern California)...6'1'', 197...Frank Newton Gifford ... All-American at USC ... No. 1 draft pick, 1952 ... Starred on both offense, defense, 1953 ... All-NFL four years ... NFL Player of Year, 1956 ... In eight Pro Bowls, playing defensive back, halfback, flanker ... Retired in 1961, came back as flanker, 1962 ... Totaled 9,862 combined yards ... Record includes 3,609 yards rushing, 367 receptions, 484 points ... Born August 16, 1930, in Santa Monica, California ... Died August 9, 2015, at age 84.