Earnest Byner

Earnest Alexander Byner
Born: September 15, 1962
Milledgeville, GA USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 215
College: East Carolina
High School: Baldwin (Milledgeville, GA)
Career: 1984-1997
Drafted: 1984 in Round 10, #280 overall by the Cleveland Browns

Earnest Byner played from 1984 to 1997 during his career with the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens. Byner ran for 8,261 yards in his career on 2,095 attempts, scoring 56 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 512 passes for 4,605 yards and 15 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1989NFL Washington Redskins100.
1990NFL Washington Redskins2150.03115.5150.000.031 135.4
1991NFL Washington Redskins4125.0184.5125.000.018 85.4
1992NFL Washington Redskins3133.34113.7133.300.041 121.5


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984NFL Cleveland Browns724265.954 2
1985NFL Cleveland Browns24410024.136 8
1986NFL Cleveland Browns942772.937 2
1987NFL Cleveland Browns1054324.121 8
1988NFL Cleveland Browns1575763.727 3
1989NFL Washington Redskins1345804.324 7
1990NFL Washington Redskins29712194.122 6
1991NFL Washington Redskins27410483.832 5
1992NFL Washington Redskins2629983.823 6
1993NFL Washington Redskins231054.616 1
1994NFL Cleveland Browns752192.915 2
1995NFL Cleveland Browns1154323.823 2
1996NFL Baltimore Ravens1596344.042 4
1997NFL Baltimore Ravens843133.719 0
Totals209582613.954 56


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984NFL Cleveland Browns1111810.726 0
1985NFL Cleveland Browns4546010.231 2
1986NFL Cleveland Browns373288.940 2
1987NFL Cleveland Browns5255210.637 2
1988NFL Cleveland Browns595769.839 2
1989NFL Washington Redskins544588.527 2
1990NFL Washington Redskins312799.019 1
1991NFL Washington Redskins343089.131 0
1992NFL Washington Redskins393388.729 1
1993NFL Washington Redskins271947.220 0
1994NFL Cleveland Browns111029.330 0
1995NFL Cleveland Browns614948.129 2
1996NFL Baltimore Ravens302709.040 1
1997NFL Baltimore Ravens211286.117 0
Totals51246059.040 15

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984NFL Cleveland Browns2241518.928 0
1987NFL Cleveland Browns122.00
1995NFL Cleveland Browns59819.627 0
1996NFL Baltimore Ravens46115.219 0
1997NFL Baltimore Ravens100.00
Totals3357617.528 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1984NFL Cleveland Browns200100018
1985NFL Cleveland Browns8200060
1986NFL Cleveland Browns2200024
1987NFL Cleveland Browns82000060
1988NFL Cleveland Browns3200030
1989NFL Washington Redskins7200054
1990NFL Washington Redskins6100042
1991NFL Washington Redskins5000030
1992NFL Washington Redskins6100042
1993NFL Washington Redskins100006
1994NFL Cleveland Browns2000012
1995NFL Cleveland Browns22000024
1996NFL Baltimore Ravens41000030
1997NFL Baltimore Ravens00000012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1984NFLCleveland Browns163
1985NFLCleveland Browns1613
1986NFLCleveland Browns77
1987NFLCleveland Browns1212
1988NFLCleveland Browns1616
1989NFLWashington Redskins1613
1990NFLWashington Redskins1616
1991NFLWashington Redskins1616
1992NFLWashington Redskins1616
1993NFLWashington Redskins163
1994NFLCleveland Browns161
1995NFLCleveland Browns162
1996NFLBaltimore Ravens168
1997NFLBaltimore Ravens166


1987 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1990 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1991 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)