WALTER PAYTON
Payton, Walter Jerry (Sweetness)
Height: 5-10 Weight: 203
Born: 7/25/1953 Columbia, MS
Died: 11/1/1999 South Barrington, IL
High School: John J. Jefferson (Columbia, MS); Columbia (MS)
College: Jackson State [1971P 1972P 1973P 1974P] ?
Draft: 1st Round (4th overall) 1975 Chicago Bears
Roster KeyStat Key
YEAR TEAMNOPOSGPGS
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB137
1976 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1414
1977 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1414
1978 Chicago Bears (NFL)34FB1616
1979 Chicago Bears (NFL)34HB1616
1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)34HB1616
1981 Chicago Bears (NFL)34HB1616
1982 Chicago Bears (NFL)34HB99
1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1616
1984 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1616
1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1616
1986 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1616
1987 Chicago Bears (NFL)34RB1212
13 Years (NFL)190184
AWARDS
1976 The Sporting News NFC Player of the Year
1976 Associated Press All-NFL
1976 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL
1976 Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL
1976 Associated Press All-NFC
1976 United Press International All-NFC
1976 The Sporting News All-NFC
1976 Pro Football Weekly All-NFC
1976 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1977 Associated Press NFL Player of the Year
1977 Pro Football Weekly NFL Player of the Year
1977 Newspaper Enterprise Association NFL Player of the Year
1977 Pro Football Writers of America NFL Player of the Year
1977 Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year
1977 Newspaper Enterprise Association NFL Offensive Player of the Year
1977 Pro Football Weekly NFL Offensive Player of the Year
1977 The Sporting News NFC Player of the Year
1977 United Press International NFC Offensive Player of the Year
1977 Associated Press All-NFL
1977 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL
1977 Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL
1977 Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL
1977 United Press International All-NFC
1977 The Sporting News All-NFC
1977 Pro Football Weekly All-NFC
1977 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1978 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL
1978 Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL
1978 Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL
1978 United Press International All-NFC
1978 The Sporting News All-NFC
1978 Pro Football Weekly All-NFC
1978 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1979 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL
1979 Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL
1979 United Press International All-NFC
1979 The Sporting News All-NFC
1979 Pro Football Weekly All-NFC
1979 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1980 Associated Press All-NFL
1980 The Sporting News All-NFL
1980 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL
1980 Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL
1980 Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL
1980 United Press International All-NFC
1980 Pro Football Weekly All-NFC
1980 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1984 Associated Press All-NFL
1984 The Sporting News All-NFL
1984 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL
1984 Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL
1984 Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL
1984 United Press International All-NFC
1984 Pro Football Weekly All-NFC
1984 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1985 Maxwell Club NFL Player of the Year
1985 Newspaper Enterprise Association NFL Player of the Year
1985 Newspaper Enterprise Association NFL Offensive Player of the Year
1985 United Press International NFC Offensive Player of the Year
1985 Associated Press All-NFL
1985 The Sporting News All-NFL
1985 Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL
1985 Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL
1985 United Press International All-NFC
1985 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1986 Pro Bowl All-NFC
1993 PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
SCORINGTDX1X1AX1%X2X2ADXFGFGAFG%SSAFPTS
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)70000-042
1976 Chicago Bears (NFL)130000-078
1977 Chicago Bears (NFL)160000-096
1978 Chicago Bears (NFL)110000-066
1979 Chicago Bears (NFL)160000-096
1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)70000-042
1981 Chicago Bears (NFL)80000-048
1982 Chicago Bears (NFL)10000-06
1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)80000-048
1984 Chicago Bears (NFL)110000-066
1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)110000-066
1986 Chicago Bears (NFL)110000-066
1987 Chicago Bears (NFL)50000-030
Career Totals (NFL)1250000-0750
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)1966793.554t7
1976 Chicago Bears (NFL)31113904.56013
1977 Chicago Bears (NFL)33918525.57314
1978 Chicago Bears (NFL)33313954.27611
1979 Chicago Bears (NFL)36916104.443t14
1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)31714604.669t6
1981 Chicago Bears (NFL)33912223.63960
1982 Chicago Bears (NFL)1485964.02610
1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)31414214.549t6
1984 Chicago Bears (NFL)38116844.472t11
1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)32415514.840t9
1986 Chicago Bears (NFL)32113334.2418
1987 Chicago Bears (NFL)1465333.717400
Career Totals (NFL)3838167264.47611000
PASSINGATTCOMCOM%INCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%SKYLFDG20+G40+RTG
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)100.0000.000.01100.0000000.0
1979 Chicago Bears (NFL)11100.005454.054.054t1100.000.000111158.3
1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)300.0300.000.000.00000039.6
1981 Chicago Bears (NFL)200.0200.000.000.00000039.6
1982 Chicago Bears (NFL)3133.323913.039.039t133.300.000110121.5
1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)6350.019515.831.756t350.0233.30095.8
1984 Chicago Bears (NFL)8337.54475.915.742225.0112.50057.8
1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)5360.029619.232.050120.000.000143.8
1986 Chicago Bears (NFL)400.0300.000.0125.0000000.0
1987 Chicago Bears (NFL)100.0000.000.01100.0000000.0
Career Totals (NFL)341132.4173319.730.156t823.5617.60022169.6
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)332136.5400
1976 Chicago Bears (NFL)151499.93400
1977 Chicago Bears (NFL)2726910.075t2
1978 Chicago Bears (NFL)504809.6610
1979 Chicago Bears (NFL)3131310.165t2
1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)463678.054t1
1981 Chicago Bears (NFL)413799.23020
1982 Chicago Bears (NFL)323119.7400
1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)5360711.574t2
1984 Chicago Bears (NFL)453688.23100
1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)494839.9652
1986 Chicago Bears (NFL)3738210.3573
1987 Chicago Bears (NFL)332176.616100
Career Totals (NFL)49245389.275t1500
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OOBDNRYDSNYDSNET
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)13939.0390
Career Totals (NFL)13939.0390
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)1444431.7700
1976 Chicago Bears (NFL)100.00000
1977 Chicago Bears (NFL)29547.568021
Career Totals (NFL)1753931.770021
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
1975 Chicago Bears (NFL)910100
1976 Chicago Bears (NFL)1000000
1977 Chicago Bears (NFL)1150500
1978 Chicago Bears (NFL)511200
1979 Chicago Bears (NFL)720200
1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)530300
1981 Chicago Bears (NFL)930300
1982 Chicago Bears (NFL)310100
1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)520200
1984 Chicago Bears (NFL)510100
1985 Chicago Bears (NFL)610100
1986 Chicago Bears (NFL)600000
1987 Chicago Bears (NFL)500000
Career Totals (NFL)862012100
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