Abner Haynes American Football Running back

Abner Haynes (born September 19, 1937 in Denton, Texas) is a former college and professional football player in the United States. Haynes is a graduate of North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) where he and his then teammate Leon King integrated college football in the state of Texas in 1956. In 1960 he chose to play for the American Football League's Dallas Texans and led the league in rushing attempts, yards, and TDs in its first year. Haynes helped launch the AFL in 1960, when he was the fledgling league's first Player of the Year, and its first Rookie of the Year. He captured the AFL's first rushing crown with 875 yards, and also led the Texans in receiving, punt returns, and kickoff returns. Haynes spent three years in Dallas and two with same franchise when it became the Kansas City Chiefs. The Kansas City Chiefs, and the North Texas Eagles will later retire his number (28) Jersey in honor of his many achievements. Haynes still owns 10 franchise records, including most points in a game (30), most touchdowns in a game (5), and most career combined yards (8,442).

Personal details

Date of birth
September 19th, 1937
Place of birth
United States of America
Places lived
Denton , Texas
pop. 123,099 (2013)


1. University of North Texas Colleges/University

The University of North Texas (UNT) is a comprehensive public research university in Denton with 12 colleges and schools, nearly 50 doctoral degree programs, and, as of 2010, a combined annual budget in excess of million. Founded as a private teachers college in 1890, the University is the original of four stand-alone institutions governed by University of North Texas System, a system established in 2003 by the 78th Texas Legislature. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2011 elevated eight Texas universities, North Texas being one, as Emerging Research Institutions in its accountability system. Certified enrollment as of the fall of 2011 was 35,694, the fourth largest in the state. For the fiscal year 2011, North Texas awarded 8,608 degrees, of which 24% were at the graduate level. North Texas awarded 459 PhD degrees from fiscal year 2009 to 2011.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 113 mil. $
2010. 99.2 mil. $
Institution colors
1155 Union Circle #311277, 76203 - Denton, Texas
2013. 29,481
2010. 28,316
2009. 28,548
2013. 6,687
2010. 7,989
Acceptance rate
2012. 64.0 %
2010. 65.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 6.83 K $
2011. 7.99 K $
2010. 7.31 K $
2009. 7 K $
2008. 6.47 K $
Official web page www.unt.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of North Texas connected by profession and/or age

b. 1942., American Football Running back
b. 1983., American Football Running back
b. 1985., American Football Running back
b. 1990., American Football Running back
b. 1969., American Football Running back
b. 1913., American Football Running back
b. 1943., American Football Running back
b. 1936., Novelist

Movie performances

1. Horror High (1974)

played Assistant Coach
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
James P. Graham
Larry N. Stouffer
J.D. Feigelson
2 Show list $67K


Top cast

Lieutenant Bozeman
Coach McCall
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Don Hulette
Janis P. Valtenbergs
United States of America

Teams played 2

New York Jets American football

From To Position
1967 1967 Running back

The New York Jets are a professional football team headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, representing the New York metropolitan area. The team is a member of the Eastern Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). In a unique arrangement for the league, the Jets share MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey with the New York Giants. The franchise is legally and corporately registered as New York Jets, LLC. The team was founded in 1959 as the Titans of New York, an original member of the American Football League; later, the franchise joined the NFL in the merger of the AFL and the NFL. The team began to play in 1960 at the Polo Grounds. Under new ownership, the current name was adopted in 1963 and the franchise was relocated to Shea Stadium in 1964 and then to the Meadowlands Sports Complex in 1984. The Jets advanced to the playoffs for the first time in 1968 and went on to compete in Super Bowl III where they defeated the Baltimore Colts, becoming the first AFL team to defeat an NFL club in an AFL-NFL World Championship Game.

Championships won

Championship Year Runner-up Result
Super Bowl 1969 Baltimore Colts 16-7

General club info

Club founded 1960
National Football League
American Football Conference
AFC East
MetLife Stadium
2010 -
Shea Stadium
1964 - 1983
Team colors

Social media

Official website


Wikipedia article

Teammates partial list

1965 - 1976 - Quarterback

Kansas City Chiefs American football

From To Position
1960 1964 Running back

The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri. They are a member of the Western Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). Originally named the Dallas Texans, the club was founded by Lamar Hunt in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). In 1963, the team relocated to Kansas City and assumed their current name. They joined the NFL during the AFL–NFL merger of 1970. The team is legally and corporately registered as Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Incorporated and according to Forbes is valued at just under USD 1 billion. From 1960 to 1969, the Chiefs were a successful franchise in the AFL, winning three league championships (in 1962, 1966 and 1969) and having an all-time AFL record of 92–50–5. The Chiefs were the second AFL team (after the New York Jets) to defeat an NFL franchise in an AFL–NFL World Championship Game when they defeated the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV. The team's victory on January 11, 1970 remains the club's last championship game victory and appearance to date.

Championships won

Championship Year Runner-up Result
Super Bowl 1970 Minnesota Vikings 23-7

General club info

Club founded 1960
AFC West
American Football Conference
National Football League
Arrowhead Stadium
1972 -
Team colors

Social media

Official website


Wikipedia article

Teammates partial list

1960 - 1974
1963 - 1969
1963 - 1967 - Wide receiver
1962 - 1975 - Quarterback

Awards won

1964 NFL Honors - AP Comeback Player of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
AFL Winner
National Football League
Associated Press


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