Hall of Famers

Gerald Riggs

Gerald Riggs has enjoyed success on the football field at every level. From his standout days at both Bonanza High School and Arizona State to his 10-year NFL career with the Atlanta Falcons and Washington Redskins, Riggs has been a gridiron star.

Riggs was the ninth overall pick of the Falcons in 1982 and recorded three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons in Atlanta. He played in three Pro Bowls and at the time of his retirement, Riggs had compiled 8,188 rushing yards.

Riggs now resides in Atlanta.

The Riggs File

Born: November 06, 1960
Claim to Fame: Star running back at Bonanza High School, Arizona State, Atlanta Falcons and Washington Redskins; played in three Pro Bowls; compiled three consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons with the Falcons.