Barry Sanders vs Gale Sayers Stats

Sanders ran for 99.8 yards on the ground per contest in his career. He’s run for 99 TD’s with a long carry of 85 yds. His YPC is 5.0 and he toted the ball 3,062 times. Barry Sanders accumulated 15,269 yds on the ground in 153 games played in his career.

During his career, Sayers laced them up in 68 contests and gained 4,956 yds on the ground. He was handed the football 991 different times for an average of 5.0 yards per attempt. He ran for 72.9 yds per game and scored 39 times while carrying the ball. Sayers fumbled the ball 34 times in his career and his longest rush was 70 yds.

Barry Sanders vs Gale Sayers Stats

Barry Sanders Career Gale Sayers
153 Games Played 68
3,062 Rushing Attempts 991
15,269 Rushing Yards 4,956
99 Rushing TD 39
380 1st Downs by Rushing 351
85 Longest Run 70
5.0 Yards Per Carry 5.0
99.8 Rushing Yards Per Game 72.9
41 Fumbles 34

Sanders averaged 93.2 yards on the ground per game. He ran for 4 TDs in his last year for 73 yards. His average yds per carry was at 4.3 and he toted the ball 343 total times in his final year. Sanders ran for 1,491 yards carrying the ball in 16 games played in his last season.

Sayers carried the ball 13 times for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. During his 2 games played in his last year, Gale Sayers gained 19.0 yards per game and got into the endzone 0 different times while carrying the ball. His longest run that season was 9 yds.

Barry Sanders (1998) Most Recent Season Gale Sayers (1971)
16 Games Played 2
343 Rushing Attempts 13
1,491 Rushing Yards 38
4 Rushing TD 0
86 1st Downs by Rushing 3
73 Longest Run 9
4.3 Yards Per Carry 2.9
93.2 Rushing Yards Per Game 19.0
3 Fumbles 0