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What Happened On Wednesday Aug 2, 1977 In NFL


1977 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Roger Staubach QB Cowboys 15.72
Walter Payton RB Bears 21.05
Steve Largent WR Seahawks 6.58
Henry Childs TE Saints 6.15
Errol Mann K Raiders 7.07
There were no professional football games played on Aug 2, 1977.

There was 1 player born on this date: Owen Pochman, and 64 total players who share this birthday including: Elmer Volgenau, Ace Gutowsky and Jake Leicht.

The pro football champion in 1977 was the Dallas Cowboys who defeated the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Joe Ferguson (pass yds), Walter Payton (rush yds) and Drew Pearson (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '77 were Walter Payton, Roger Staubach, Joe Ferguson, Jim Zorn and Terry Bradshaw and the top fantasy games were: Walter Payton with 38.65 pts against the Kansas City Chiefs, Wayne Morris with 34.85 pts against the New Orleans Saints and Walter Payton with 34.65 pts against the New Orleans Saints.

The top pick in the 1977 draft was Ricky Bell by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the 1977 Hall of Fame Class Members were Forrest Gregg, Frank Gifford, Bart Starr, Bill Willis and Gale Sayers.
Pro Football Players Born on Aug 2, 1977
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Owen Pochman K 2.06 2001 - 2003
Players Who Share This Birthday (Aug 2)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Elmer VolgenauOL 1900 1924
Ace GutowskyLB 1909 1932 - 1939
Jake LeichtRB 1919 1948 - 1949
Ed ShedloskyDB 1920 1945
John WozniakLB 1921 1948 - 1952
Red CochranDB 1922 1947 - 1949
Wayne BerryRB 1931 1954
Matt HazeltineLB 1933 1955 - 1970
Billy CannonRB 1937 1960 - 1970
Bruce StarlingRB 1941 1963
John HoffmanDL 1943 1969 - 1972
Bill CodyLB 1944 1966 - 1972
Tom HolzerDL 1945 1967
Eldridge SmallDB 1949 1972 - 1974
Larry HefnerLB 1949 1972 - 1975
Steve HoldenWR 1951 1973 - 1977
Burgess OwensDB 1951 1973 - 1982
Charles Miller 1953
Tom RaffertyOL 1954 1976 - 1989
Larry FranklinWR 1955 1978
Robert SteeleWR 1956 1978 - 1979
Steve Lindquist 1956
Scott BurkDB 1956 1979
Greg BrightDB 1957 1980 - 1981
John ScullyOL 1958 1981 - 1990
Rodell ThomasLB 1958 1981 - 1984
John Hankerd 1959
Perry TuttleWR 1959 1982 - 1984
Steve ClarkOL 1960 1982 - 1985
Ed WestTE 1961 1984 - 1997
Dwayne DixonWR 1962 1984 - 1987
Mike Jones 1963
Sebron SpiveyWR 1964 1987
African GrantDB 1965 1990
Robbie Keen 1968
Terrence WarrenWR 1969 1993 - 1995
John Brown 1970
Elijah AlexanderLB 1970 1992 - 2001
Wes BenderRB 1970 1993 - 1997
Fernando SmithDL 1971 1994 - 2002
Brad OttisDL 1972 1994 - 2000
Lee McClintonRB 1972 1995
Paul GrasmanisDL 1974 1996 - 2005
Jerry TogiaiDL 1975 2002
Chris LiwienskiOL 1975 1998 - 2007
Owen PochmanK 1977 2001 - 2003
Kendrick OfficeDL 1978 2001 - 2002
Travis HarrisLB 1981
Terry ButlerRB 1982 2005
Kerry RhodesDB 1982 2005 - 2012
Will WhittickerOL 1982 2005 - 2006
George HallLB 1984
Stephen ParkerOL 1984
Manny CollinsDB 1984
Brandon BrownerDB 1984 2005 - 2013
Brandon RobinsonWR 1985
Dominique BarberDB 1986 2008 - 2011
Joey ElliottQB 1986
Terrell ZacheryWR 1987
Rickey ThenarseDB 1988
Golden TateWR 1988 2010 - 2013
Marcus RiversWR 1989
Anthony WhiteDL 1989 2013
Anthony AmosWR 1990
Aug 2, 1977 Football Games
No Games Played
Top Fantasy Games on Aug 2, 1977
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
Top Fantasy Games on this Day (Aug 2)
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
1977 Pro Football Champion
Super Bowl (Jan 15, 1978)Dallas Cowboys 27 @ Denver Broncos 10
1977 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Joe Ferguson Buffalo Bills Passing Yds 2,803
Bob Griese Miami Dolphins Passing Tds 22
Walter Payton Chicago Bears Rushing Yds 1,852
Walter Payton Chicago Bears Rushing Tds 14
Drew Pearson Dallas Cowboys Receiving Yds 870
Nat Moore Miami Dolphins Receiving Tds 12
Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts Receptions 71
Mark Moseley Washington Redskins FGs Made 21
Efren Herrera Dallas Cowboys XPs Made 39
1977 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Walter Payton RB Bears 21.05
Roger Staubach QB Cowboys 15.72
Joe Ferguson QB Bills 15.43
Jim Zorn QB Seahawks 15.25
Terry Bradshaw QB Steelers 15.16
1977 Top Fantasy Games
1977 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Ricky Bell RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers USC
1977 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Forrest Gregg Player
Frank Gifford Player
Bart Starr Player
Bill Willis Player
Gale Sayers Player
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