78 Facts About Frank Gore

1. Frank Gore was a legendary running back at the University of Miami and has 14,748 rushing yards in an illustrious NFL career.

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2. Frank Gore has turned in more than 900 yards rushing in all but three of his 14 NFL seasons so far.

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3. Frank Gore became the fifth player in NFL history to amass 14,000 rushing yards in his career, joining Emmitt Smith, Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, and Curtis Martin.

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4. Frank Gore moved up seven more places to 8th on the all-time career rushing list.

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5. Frank Gore became the Colts first running back to rush for 1,000 yards since Joseph Addai in 2007.

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6. Frank Gore enjoyed a respectable season, but 2015 marked the first season Gore played all 16 games and missed the 1,000-yard mark.

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7. Frank Gore responded by having a great season playing in all 16 regular season games.

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8. Frank Gore was selected to play in the Pro Bowl, his fourth appearance.

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9. Frank Gore ended the season with 1,214 yards on 258 carries and eight touchdowns.

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10. Frank Gore managed to finish the season on a high note, with a three-game winning streak, including one against the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he rushed 65 yards and a touchdown.

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11. Frank Gore would return the next game, where he would redeem himself against the Arizona Cardinals, where he rushed for 88 yards and a touchdown.

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12. Frank Gore had rushed for four 100-yard games before fracturing his right hip in a Week 12 win over the Arizona Cardinals, ending his season after the 49ers put him on IR.

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13. Frank Gore was complemented by a new second-string back, 49ers' third-round draft pick Glen Coffee.

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14. Frank Gore finished the season with 1,102 rushing yards and 436 receiving yards.

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15. Frank Gore led the NFL with 16 rushes for 20 or more yards.

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16. Frank Gore caught his first receiving touchdown of his career at Seattle, when quarterback Alex Smith avoided a sack and found Gore along the left sideline for a 20-yard score.

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17. Frank Gore finished the season with a team-leading 61 receptions.

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18. Frank Gore became the first member of the 49ers to lead the NFC in rushing yards.

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19. Frank Gore finished the season seventh among all NFL rookie running backs in rushing average with 4.8 average per run.

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20. Frank Gore signed a three-year contract with the team on July 28, 2005.

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21. Frank Gore was the sixth running back to be selected in the 2005 NFL Draft.

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22. Frank Gore recorded six carries for 124 yards and two touchdowns against the Mountaineers.

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23. Frank Gore had six carries for 15 yards against the Nittany Lions.

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24. Frank Gore is currently the oldest active running back in the league.

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25. Frank Gore is the 49ers all-time leader in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns.

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26. Frank Gore played college football for the University of Miami, and was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft, playing with them from 2005 to 2014.

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27. Frank Gore would total 61 yards on only nine carries, and Drake 48 on 14.

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28. Frank Gore got off to a promising start against Indianapolis with 70 first-half yards but was held to 12 after halftime.

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29. Frank Gore had slightly more success than Drake and was given 1 more carry.

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30. Frank Gore has now had 3 weeks of more carries than Drake, but the Dolphins still will not commit to the veteran.

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31. Frank Gore should continue to get work, but he is going to see his role decrease as Drake gets going down the stretch.

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32. Frank Gore was unable to break free in the red zone, but the same could be said for the entire Miami offense.

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33. On December 30, 2012, Frank Gore became the 49ers all time leader in rushing touchdowns with 51.

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34. Frank Gore has led stablemate Kenyan Drake in carries, 37 to 25, in the past three weeks, but has not been as valuable in the passing game, catching just two passes during that span to Drake's 15.

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35. Frank Gore enjoyed a strong day on the ground, averaging 6.9 yards per carry against a respectable Green Bay front.

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36. On December 30, 2012, Frank Gore became the 49ers all-time leader in rushing touchdowns with 51.

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37. Frank Gore was carrying the rock like he will until the year 2034.

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38. Jim Harbaugh says Frank Gore is his favorite player he's ever coached.

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39. Frank Gore still found himself hitting the free-agent market this past offseason, opening the door for him to finally join his hometown Dolphins.

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40. Frank Gore spent three years with the Colts and has nothing but good things to say about them.

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41. Frank Gore is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a reward for a career that began in 2005 and shows no signs of slowing down.

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42. Frank Gore says he is just looking at Sunday's game as a way for the Dolphins to end their two-game losing streak and remain in the mix for the playoffs.

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43. Frank Gore played three seasons with the Colts as rushed for 2,953 yards, 13 touchdowns.

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44. In 2015, Frank Gore signed with the Colts once he left the 49ers after 10 seasons.

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45. On March 22, 2018, Frank Gore signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.

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46. Frank Gore finished the season with 961 rushing yards, bringing his career total to 14,026.

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47. Frank Gore embraced the competition saying "to have depth to compete, I feel like everybody should have depth to compete at their position.

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48. Frank Gore finished the season with 1,025 rushing yards and eight touchdowns.

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49. Frank Gore would carry that momentum into Week 6, rushing for 106 yards on 22 carries to become the Colts' first 100-yard rusher in 55 games.

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50. Frank Gore had a better game in Week 3, rushing for 82 yards and a touchdown.

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51. In Week 1, Frank Gore carried the ball 14 times for 59 yards in a shootout against the Detroit Lions.

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52. On March 10, 2015, Frank Gore signed a three-year, $12 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts.

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53. Frank Gore became the 29th player to reach the 10,000 career rushing yard mark in the first game of the season, with 66 yards against the Dallas Cowboys.

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54. In the victory, Frank Gore had 90 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns allowing the 49ers to go to Super Bowl XLVII, their first Super Bowl since 1994.

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55. Frank Gore agreed to a three-year extension on August 30, 2011.

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56. Frank Gore was named a first alternate for the 2009 Pro Bowl.

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57. Frank Gore entered the 2009 season under the guidance of new running back coach Tom Rathman.

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58. In the 2008 season, Frank Gore finished with 1,036 rushing yards, six rushing touchdowns, 373 receiving yards, and two receiving touchdowns.

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59. Frank Gore began the 2008 season against the eventual NFC Champion Arizona Cardinals, where he rushed for 96 yards on only 14 carries.

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60. Frank Gore signed a contract extension through 2011 estimated to be worth $28 million over four years on March 28, 2007.

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61. Frank Gore had benefited that season from the tutelage of then-offensive coordinator Norv Turner, whose offensive scheme places a heavy emphasis on running the football.

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62. Frank Gore earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors twice during the 2006 season.

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63. In those three weeks, Frank Gore set the team record for most rushing yards in a three-game span.

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64. Frank Gore had nine 100-yard rushing games in 2006, giving him ten for his career.

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65. Frank Gore carried the ball 312 times for a franchise record 1,695 yards, eclipsing Garrison Hearst's 1998 record of 1,570 yards.

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66. Frank Gore emerged as one of the top running backs in the NFL in his first full season as the starter.

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67. Frank Gore had his first two-touchdown game against the St Louis Rams, with a 10-yard scoring run in the second quarter and a 30-yard score in the fourth quarter.

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68. Frank Gore rushed for 17 yards on four carries and caught two passes for 21 yards in his first game against the St Louis Rams.

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69. Frank Gore played in 14 games, starting one, in the 2005 season.

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70. Frank Gore was selected in the third round with the 65th overall pick of the 2005 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.

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71. Frank Gore returned from his ACL injury to have a solid final season with the Hurricanes.

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72. Frank Gore finished the 2003 season with 89 carries for 468 yards and four touchdowns.

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73. Frank Gore had a scholarship to attend the University of Miami under new head coach Larry Coker.

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74. In 2014, Frank Gore became the 29th player to have rushed for over 10,000 yards.

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75. In 2011, Frank Gore became the 49ers career rushing yards leader and in 2012, he became the 49ers rushing touchdowns leader.

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76. In his NFL career, Frank Gore has had nine 1,000-rushing-yard seasons and five Pro Bowl selections.

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77. Frank Gore has 18,145 scrimmage yards and needs 46 to surpass Pro Football Hall of Famer Barry Sanders for sixth-most.

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78. Frank Gore continues to lead the Dolphins in carries, and the Jets continue to.

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