Russ Francis

United States

Football

B: April 3, 1953

Three Time Pro Bowl Selection

A graduate of the University of Oregon and a first round pick of the Patriots, Francis was the 1976 Rookie of the Year and eventually was selected to three Pro Bowls (1977-'79) while a member of the Patriots. Francis sat out the 1981 season on a sabbatical and returned to join the San Francisco 49ers and be part of the Super Bowl XIX championship team. Francis also set the national high school record of 259'9" in the javelin throw, a record that lasted for 17 years.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1980 Preliminary 4

2

33

$8,300

Swimming, Golf, Rowing
1980 Final

2

33

$24,900

Weight Lifting, Rowing
1980 Worlds
7
20 1/2
$6,150
None
1981 Preliminary 4

1

30 1/3

$13,033

Swimming, Rowing
1981 Final

4

27 1/2

$8,250

Swimming
1981 Worlds

3

27

$15,600

Swimming, Weight Lifting
TOTALS
171 1/3
$76,233
10

PERSONAL BESTS
Tennis
5th
1980 Worlds
1981 Worlds
Swimming - 50 Yards
23.91
1981 Preliminary 4
Swimming - 100 Yards
59.00
1980 Worlds
Weight Lifting
280
1981 Final
Rowing
39.45
1980 Final
100 Yard Dash
10.9e
1981 Final
Obstacle Course
24.67
1981 Worlds
Points Scored

33

1980 Preliminary 4
1980 Final


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