Floyd Little

Floyd Little

About Floyd Little

Floyd Douglas Little (born July 4, 1942) is a Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, and was a three-time American football All-American running back at Syracuse University. In 1967 he was the 6th selection of the first common AFL-NFL draft. He was the first ever first-round draft pick to sign with the American Football League's Denver Broncos where he was known simply as 'The Franchise.' Little was the only three time All-American running back to compete for the Syracuse University Orangemen. Little led American Professional Football in rushing in 1969 and 1971. At the time of his retirement, he was the 7th leading rusher in Professional Football history with 6,323 yards rushing and 43 touchdowns. As a Denver Bronco, Little was team captain in his rookie season and in his final season. Little was one of the first players selected for the Broncos' Ring of Fame in 1984.

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