Earnest Byner

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Overview

Earnest Byner

Date of birth
Sep 15, 1962

Ht: 5'10"Wt: 215 lbs.

Birthplace
Milledgeville, GA

Hometown
Milledgeville, GA

College
East Carolina University

High school
Baldwin

Summary
Earnest Alexander Byner (born September 15, 1962 in Milledgeville, Georgia) is a former American football running back in the National Football League and currently serves as running backs coach for the Tennessee Titans. He is the former running backs coach for the Washington Redskins...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Washington Redskins
1991

NFC Champion
Washington Redskins
1991

Coaching career
Jacksonville JaguarsRunning Backs Coach

Tennessee TitansRunning Backs Coach

Washington RedskinsRunning Backs Coach

Playing career

Cleveland BrownsRunning Back, Halfback, Fullback, Kick Returner
10th round draft pick in 1984.

Washington RedskinsRunning Back, Halfback, Fullback
2x Pro Bowl selection (1990, 1991)

East Carolina FootballFullback, Tailback
Gained 2,049 yards on 378 carries in 4 seasons

Trivia
  • In 1985 Byner and fullback Kevin Mack became the third pair of teammates to run for over 1,000 yards for the same team in the same NFL season.
  • Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the tenth round (280th pick overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft.
  • Was inducted into the East Carolina Hall of Fame in 1998.
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by GoDevils95 Feb 04, 2012
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Super Bowl week begins, ice and snow no-shows (The Canadian Press)
INDIANAPOLIS - Patriots coach Bill Belichick could leave his familiar hoodies in the hotel drawer. There was no need to bundle up for the start of only the fourth Super Bowl week in a northern city.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 31, 2012
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A pick 6 of top AFC, NFC title games with a twist (PA SportsTicker)
By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 20, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Earnest Byner
Edited the career summary for Earnest Byner.
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    "10th round draft pick in 1984."
by Caesar Berardi Nov 29, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Earnest Byner
Added Earnest Byner to the 2008 Tennessee Titans team roster.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
Added Earnest Byner to the 2009 Tennessee Titans team roster.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
Added Earnest Byner to the 2004 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 21.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
Added Earnest Byner to the 2005 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 21.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
Added Earnest Byner to the 2006 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 21.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
Added Earnest Byner to the 2007 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 21.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
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by Caesar Berardi Nov 29, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Earnest Byner
Added Earnest Byner to the 2010 Jacksonville Jaguars team roster.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
Added Earnest Byner to the 2011 Jacksonville Jaguars team roster.
  • Set role to Running Backs Coach.
by Caesar Berardi Nov 29, 2011
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Cleveland Browns at Their Worst: 5 Embarrassing Plays (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Cleveland Browns have one of the largest fan followings in the National Football League, even though they are one of four teams to have never reached the Super Bowl. To be fair, however, the Browns won multiple championships in the two decades they...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 28, 2011
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Kevin Mack and Earnest Byner - Browns
Kevin Mack and Earnest Byner - Browns
by tm50 Aug 21, 2011
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21st Century Same as 20th for Cleveland Sports Fans (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
My first vivid, can relive it as if it happened yesterday, sports moment is " The Fumble ." I'm sitting on the ground in my parents' living room, surrounded by numerous family members, as the Browns are driving down the field.
Yahoo! Sports, Aug 02, 2011
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by rockinfish Jul 18, 2011
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Updated external links for Earnest Byner
Created an external link called "Earnest Byner NFL & AFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com" for Earnest Byner.
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by rockinfish Jul 18, 2011
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History Story Browns' 1,000-yard backs: Mack and Byner
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Submitted by rockinfish, Jul 17, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Earnest Byner
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by rockinfish Jul 17, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Earnest Byner
Edited the personal notes for Earnest Byner.
  • Added trivia: "In 1985 Byner and fullback Kewvin Mack became the third pair of teammates to run for over 1,000 yards for the same team in the same NFL season."
  • Added trivia: "Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the tenth round (280th pick overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft. "
  • Added trivia: "Was inducted into the East Carolina Hall of Fame in 1998."
  • Added trivia: "His time with the Washington Redskins earned him a position as one of the franchise's 70 Greatest Redskins."
by rockinfish Jul 17, 2011
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by rockinfish Jul 16, 2011
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8 DEC 1991: WASHINGTON REDSKINS RUNNING BACK EARNEST BYNER #21 RUNS WITH THE FOOTBALL DURING THE REDSKINS 20-14 WIN OVER THE PHOENIX CARDINALS AT SUN DEVIL STADIUM IN TEMPE, ARIZONA. (MIKE POWELL/ALLSPORT)
by rockinfish Jul 16, 2011
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Earnest Byner #44 of the Cleveland Browns takes the hand off during the 1987 AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium on January 17, 1988 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos won 38-33. (George Rose/Getty Images)
by rockinfish Jul 16, 2011
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20 Sep 1992: Running back Earnest Byner of the Washington Redskins moves the ball during a game against the Detroit Lions at RFK Stadium in Washington, D. C. The Redskins won the game, 13-10. (Rick Stewart /Allsport)
by rockinfish Jul 16, 2011
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