Riggins in 1993 when he was a member of the Redskins.
|Date of birth: August 4, 1949|
|NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6|
|Debuted in 1971 for the New York Jets|
|Last played in 1985 for the Washington Redskins|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Pro Football Hall of Fame|
Robert John Riggins (born August 4, 1949 in Seneca, Kansas) is a retired American football running back who used to play for the New York Jets and Washington Redskins of the NFL. He was nicknamed "The Diesel". He won Super Bowl XVII with the Washington Redskins where he was also the MVP and is a member of the Redskins Ring of Fame. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992.