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45. Chris Burford
An original Dallas Texan, Chris Burford would lead the American Football League in Touchdown catches in 1962, the final season that the Chiefs played in Texas and it was also a championship year.  Burford would actually finish in the top ten in the American Football League in Receptions seven out of his eight seasons and was also in the top ten in Receiving Yards five times.  The 1962 AFL First Team All Pro retired with 55 Touchdowns on 391 Receptions for 5,505 Yards.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Split End
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round of the AFL Draft 11/22/59.
  • Departed: Retired after the 1967 Season.
  • Games Played: 103
  • Notable Statistics:

    28 Games Started

    391 Receptions

    5,505 Receiving Yards

    55 Receiving Touchdowns

    3 Rushing Attempts

    10 Receiving Yards
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    AFL Champion (1962 & 1966)

    First Team All Pro AFL Selection (1962)

    AFL All Star (1961)

    Most Receiving Touchdowns (1962)
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