September 27, 1970
On this day in The Bay, 49ers fullback Ken Willard carried the ball 22 times for 105 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-31 win over the Cleveland Browns at Kezar Stadium.
San Francisco drafted Willard with their first-round choice in 1965. During his nine seasons with the 49ers, Willard totaled 8,086 rushing and receiving yards and 61 touchdowns. He's ranked fourth on the club's all-time rushing list with 5,930 yards.
Since 1950, the year San Francisco entered the NFL, the 49ers have had 25 different leading rushers. View them all chronologically.