Earnest Byner

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Earnest Byner
No. 44, 21, 20
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1962-09-15) September 15, 1962 (age 57)
Milledgeville, Georgia
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College:East Carolina
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 10 / Pick: 280
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:8,261
Average:3.9
Touchdowns:56
Player 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ernest Byner, RB". NFL.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013.