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A look at the running backs who have been inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Wochit

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Inducted 1984

In 1971, John Brockington burst onto the NFL scene with more than 1,100 yards rushing as a rookie. For five straight seasons Brockington was the leading Packer rusher. In his first three seasons, he gained more than 3,200 yards and scored 15 touchdowns.

Paired with veteran running back MacArthur Lane in 1972, the tandem rushed for 1,828 yards, scored 11 touchdowns rushing as they led the Packers to a 10-4 record and the NFC Central Division championship.

The 6’1”, 225-pound Brockington, a star running back at Ohio State University, was the first running back in NFL history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in his first three seasons. 

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