Sunday, June 28, 2015

1974 Profile: Wallace Francis

Kick Returner-Wide Receiver
No. 89
Arkansas AM & N
"The AFC kickoff return champion as a rookie last fall, Francis collected 687 yards on 23 returns, an average of 29.9. He ran two back for touchdowns- 101 yards against Philadelphia and 90 yards against New England at Orchard Park. Wallace has outstanding speed and is listed behind J.D. Hill at one of the wide receiver positions.
Wallace was a second-team choice on the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-America roster. He played flanker for Coach Vanette Johnson and was voted Arkansas AM & N's outstanding player as a senior. Wallace was also a baseball player in college.
He was a recreation major with a minor in sociology and would like to pursue a career in the development of recreation programs for young people. Listening to music and playing pool are his favorite spare time pursuits."

-Buffalo Bills 1974 Yearbook

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