Sayers, Gale

(redirected from Gale Sayers)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gale Sayers, Sayers' founder, has been named Chairman Emeritus.
Bush draws comparisons to many NFL greats, perhaps most to Marshall Faulk and Gale Sayers.
Weaver was joined by Pro Football Hall of Fame member Gale Sayers, who recounted a recent visit with our troops in the Middle East.
In 1994, The Cradle, an Evanston-based adoption center, established the Ardythe and Gale Sayers Center for African American Adoption.
If you take a look at the BE 100s roster today, you'll find other superstars, including home run king Hank Aaron and gridiron greats Gale Sayers and John Stallworth.
COACH: Whom would you have preferred to play Gale Sayers -- Billy Dee Williams or Mehki Phifer, who played you in ABC's remake of "Brian's Song?
For years now, Gale Sayers, Roger Staubach, Mannie Jackson, and Willie Davis have proven they can do just that--in a pinstriped suit as well as in a team uniform.
I saw Gale Sayers and Jim Brown in their prime and neither one could do that.
The Fan's Choice campaign received widespread support from fans, as well as Hall of Famers throughout the season, including campaign spokesman Steve Young along with Dick Butkus, John Elway, John Hannah, Mike Haynes, Gale Sayers Bart Starr, Lynn Swann, Harry Carson, Andre Tippett and Gary Zimmerman, among others.
Autographed 1966 Chicago Bears Football: Official Wilson football autographed by some members of the 1966 Chicago Bears, including Dick Butkus, Gale Sayers, Ed O'Bradovich and others.
Football hero and business leader Gale Sayers will headline another Official Business Session that is not to be missed at PMA 08 on Feb.
By the season's end, he was drawing comparisons to NFL greats Gale Sayers, Barry Sanders and Marshall Faulk.