Earnest Byner

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Earnest Byner
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Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: September 15, 1962 (1962-09-15) (age 52)
Milledgeville, Georgia, USA
Career information
College: East Carolina University
NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 10 / Pick: 280
Debuted in 1984
Last played in 1997
Career history

As Player

As Coach

  • Baltimore Ravens (1998-2003)
  • Washington Redskins (2004-2007)
  • Tennessee Titans (2008-2009)
  • Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-present)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Earnest Alexander Byner (born September 15, 1962[1]) is an American football coach and former running back. He is famous for one well known mistake while playing with the Cleveland Browns. While playing against the Denver Broncos in a 1986 playoff game, Byner fumbled at the Denver one yard line, which led to a Broncos victory. The play was called "The Fumble." Byner immediately became an assistant coach after his playing days were over.

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