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Sayers, Gale (Eugene)

(1943–  ) football player; born in Wichita, Kans. An All-American at the University of Kansas, he was a brilliant breakaway runner. As a rookie with the Chicago Bears, he scored six touchdowns in a 1965 game on his way to the league scoring title. He led the National Football League in rushing twice (1966, 1969), set the record for average kickoff returns, and was all-league five times.
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Currently, Webb is a member of the board of BSR, a provider of consulting services as well as a director for the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Board, the Gale Sayers Foundation and Operation HOPE.
Banks and other Hall of Famers such as Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins and Andre Dawson were on hand, and so were Bears greats Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers.
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a program founded by NFL Hall of Famer Gale Sayers and wife, Ardythe.
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