Monday, January 4, 2021

NFL legend Floyd Little dies at 78

 Former Denver Broncos running back Floyd Little died Friday at the age of 78, according to his family.Little played his entire nine-year NFL career with the Broncos, having been selected sixth in the 1967 AFL-NFL draft. In Denver, he was given the nickname, "The Franchise" and was elected team captain as a rookie.

CNN

Little rushed for more than 6,000 yards and scored 43 touchdowns for the Broncos.

His best season was 1971 when he won the NFL rushing title with 1,133 yards while playing on a team that finished last in its division with a record of 4-9-1.

Little made the Pro Bowl five times and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.

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