Frank Gore Retires
03 Apr
2022
Not in Hall of Fame

The career of one of the most durable football players of all-time is coming to an end.

Running Back, Frank Gore will be signing a one-day contract with the San Francisco 49ers, the team he had his greatest success with, and is expected to join their front office.

A Third Round Pick from Miami (FL), Gore had his best year early in his career with a sophomore effort seeing Gore post career-highs in Rushing Yards (1,695) and Yards From Scrimmage (2,180).  Gore went to his first Pro Bowl that year, and was a Second Team All-Pro.  Over the next eight seasons with the Niners, Gore exceeded 1,000 Rushing Yards in seven of them, and earned four more trips to the Pro Bowl.

In 2015, Gore joined the Colts, and had his last 1,000 Yard season in 2016.  He would later play for Miami, Buffalo and the New York Jets.

Gore leaves the game with an even 16,000 Rushing Yards, which places him second all-time, and his 19,985 Yards From Scrimmage is fourth all-time.

As Gore did not play last season, he is eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2026, and conceivably be a first-year inductee.  The stats are there, but a delay could arise, as at no point was, he ever considered the best at his position.

We here at Notinhalloffame.com would like to wish Gore the best in his post-playing career.

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