On a cold December day in Chicago in 1965, Gale Sayers tied a NFL rookie record for scoring six touchdowns in a game against the San Francisco 49ers. Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of that day.
Check out this video posted by the Bears on Facebook with highlights from that game:
12/12/1965: Bears rookie Gale Sayers puts on a show at Wrigley Field, scoring 6 touchdowns in a game against the San Francisco 49ers.WATCH them all happen.
Posted by Chicago Bears on Friday, December 11, 2015
Sayers record day was remarkable as he was clearly the best player on the field that day and just a rookie at the time as well. While Sayers career ended early due to knee injuries, he’s still considered one of the best players in franchise history.