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Earnest Byner Biography
Earnest Byner was born September 15, 1962 in Milledgeville,Georgia and is a former running back in the National Football League and iscurrently a running backs coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is the formerrunning backs coach for the Washington Redskins and Tennessee Titans.
Byner was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the tenth round (280th pickoverall) of the 1984 NFL Draft. He played for the Browns (19841988;19941995), Washington Redskins (19891993) and the Baltimore Ravens (19961997). He finished his 14-yearNFL career ranked 16th on the NFL's all-time rushing list with 8,261 yards on2,095 carries, with 56 touchdowns. He also caught 512 passes for 4,605 yardsand 15 touchdowns, returned 33 kickoffs for 576 yards, and scored a touchdownon a recovered fumble, totaling 13,442 all-purpose yards and 72 career scores.In addition to his #16 rushing yards ranking at the time of his retirement,Byner finished his career within the NFL's top 50 all-time leaders in rushingattempts, rushing touchdowns, and total yards.
Although a productive and popular player with the Browns,Byner is probably best remembered for one play, The Fumble, in which he lostthe ball on the three-yard line while attempting to score against the DenverBroncos during the 1987 AFC Championship game. His fumble ruined an otherwiseimpressive performance, as he finished the game with 67 rushing yards, sevenreceptions for 120 yards, and two touchdowns.
Byner was traded to the Washington Redskins before the startof the 1989 season for running back Mike Oliphant. In Super Bowl XXVI, in 1992,he caught a touchdown pass in the first quarter, and the Redskins won, givinghim the NFL Championship he could not win with the Browns.
Byner was a Pro Bowl selection in 1990 when he ranked fourthin the NFL with 1,219 yards rushing and in 1991 when he ranked fifth in the NFLwith 1,048 yards rushing. His time with the Redskins earned him a position asone of the franchise's 70 Greatest Redskins.
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Former NFL Player Earnest Byner Named Keynote Speaker at the OTF Conference & Show in Columbus, Ohio
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 5:24 pm
Former NFL player Earnest Byner has been announced as the keynote speaker for the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation presentation taking place on December 6th during the OTF Conference & Show that is happening in Columbus, Ohio. After his talk, Byner will be present to sign autographs at the Syngenta booth during the tradeshow floor reception as Read More
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