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Encyclopedia > Chris Burford
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Date of birth January 31, 1938
Place of birth Oakland, CA
Date of death
Position(s) WR
College Stanford
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Pro Bowls AFL All-Star 1961
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Statistics Pro Football Reference
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1960-1962
1963-1967
AFL Dallas Texans
AFL Kansas City Chiefs
Pro Football Hall of Fame, [[ in sports|]]

A member of the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame, Chris Burford (born 1938) was a master of sideline receptions for the Dallas Texans and Kansas City Chiefs. What he lacked in great speed or physical presence, he made up for by running perfectly choreographed pass routes that outsmarted most American Football League defensive backs. An AFL All-Star in 1961, he followed that performance with 12 receptions for touchdowns in 1962. By the end of his career he was the Chiefs all-time reception leader (391) with 5,505 yards and 55 touchdowns. January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Aerial view looking west over downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt and the Port of Oakland in the upper left portion of the image. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... 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Teaming with Hall of Famer Len Dawson, Burford was a clutch receiver when the game was on the line and the ball had to be moved forward for a needed first down or for field-goal position. For most of his AFL career, Burford was in the top ten in receiving catches, yards, and touchdowns. Burford is a 1974 inductee of the Chiefs' Hall of Fame. Len Dawson (born June 20, 1935) was an American football quarterback from Purdue University who played for three professional teams, most notably the Kansas City Chiefs. ...


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Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Chris Burford (214 words)
Chris Burford (born January 31, 1938) A member of the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame, he was a master of sideline receptions for the Dallas Texans and Kansas City Chiefs.
Teaming with Hall of Famer Len Dawson, Burford was a clutch receiver when the game was on the line and the ball had to be moved forward for a needed first down or for field-goal position.
Burford is a 1974 inductee of the Chiefs' Hall of Fame.
Chris Burford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
A member of the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame, Chris Burford (born 1938) was a master of sideline receptions for the Dallas Texans and Kansas City Chiefs.
Teaming with Hall of Famer Len Dawson, Burford was a clutch receiver when the game was on the line and the ball had to be moved forward for a needed first down or for field-goal position.
Burford is a 1974 inductee of the Chiefs' Hall of Fame.
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