This Day in The Bay: Ken Willard Rushes Over 100 Yards vs. the Browns

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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.

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