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John Riggins Speaker Profile

Hall of Fame Running Back for the Washington Redskins

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John Riggins Biography

John Riggins, nicknamed "The Diesel" was born on August 4, 1949 in Seneca, Kansas and played running back for the New York Jets and Washington Redskins. Riggins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992.

Riggins played 175 games in 14 seasons had 13,442 total yards (11,352 rushing and 2,090 receiving) and 116 total touchdowns.  Riggins rushed over 1,000 yards five times in his career and over 100 yards in 35 games, including a then-record six in post-season. He rushed 251 times for 996 yards and 12 touchdowns in nine post-season contests. He was the second player ever to rush for over 100 touchdowns in NFL history, and the first to do it since Jim Brown reached the milestone in 1965.


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NFL Hall of Famer John Riggins to Host Political Fundraiser in Kennewick, Washington

Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:45 am

John Riggins SpeakerNFL Hall of Fame running back John Riggins, the MVP of Super Bowl XVII will host a Fundraiser for Clint Didier, his former Washington Redskins' teammate, a candidate for Commissioner of Public Lands in Washington state, on Thursday, October 25, at 6:30 p.m. Riggins was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1992 and is known as one of the greatest Washington Redskins of all time. [Read More]

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