Thursday, July 14, 2016

1977 Profile: Jeff Kinney

Running Back
No. 36
"Jeff enjoyed his best season as a pro last year while playing in 12 games with Buffalo. He was the Bills' second leading rusher, gaining 475 yards in 116 carries; his previous best year was 304 yards in 85 carries in 1975 with Kansas City. Jeff also caught 14 passes.
He started seven games and had his best effort in a 114-yard (17 carries) performance against his old teammates. Kinney had a strong performance against Dallas with 77 yards on 15 carries.
His best game as a Chief was a 124-yard game against Oakland in 1974. A first round pick of the Chiefs in 1972, he was used mostly as a backup running back with Kansas City where he accumulated 803 yards in four seasons.
Kinney was the leading rusher in Nebraska history with 2,321 yards. He scored four touchdowns and rushed for 171 yards in Nebraska's historic 35-31 win over Oklahoma in 1971.
Active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Jeff's hobbies include hunting, fishing and golf."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook

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