Dave Preston

Richard David Preston
Born: May 29, 1955
Dayton, OH USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
College: Bowling Green
High School: Defiance (OH)
Career: 1978-1984
Drafted: 1977 in Round 12, #333 overall by the New England Patriots

Dave Preston played from 1978 to 1984 during his career with the Denver Broncos and Denver Gold. Preston ran for 1,858 yards in his career on 506 attempts, scoring 10 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 170 passes for 1,503 yards and 4 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1979NFL Denver Broncos100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1978NFL Denver Broncos662964.516 1
1979NFL Denver Broncos431693.918 1
1980NFL Denver Broncos1113853.519 4
1981NFL Denver Broncos1836403.523 3
1982NFL Denver Broncos19814.313 0
1983NFL Denver Broncos572223.928 1
1984USFL Denver Gold27652.416 0
NFL47917933.728 10
USFL27652.416 0
Totals50618583.728 10


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1978NFL Denver Broncos241998.321 1
1979NFL Denver Broncos191377.219 1
1980NFL Denver Broncos353098.836 0
1981NFL Denver Broncos525079.837 0
1982NFL Denver Broncos141349.620 0
1983NFL Denver Broncos171378.125 1
1984USFL Denver Gold9808.932t1
NFL16114238.837 3
USFL9808.932 1
Totals17015038.837 4

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1978NFL Denver Broncos10686.823 0
1979NFL Denver Broncos77811.122 0
1980NFL Denver Broncos177.00
NFL181538.523 0
Totals181538.523 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1978NFL Denver Broncos715422.032 0
1979NFL Denver Broncos1333625.837 0
1980NFL Denver Broncos510621.226 0
1981NFL Denver Broncos111.00
1984USFL Denver Gold12929.029 0
NFL2659723.037 0
USFL12929.029 0
Totals2762623.237 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1978NFL Denver Broncos4100
1979NFL Denver Broncos1000
1980NFL Denver Broncos31-80
1981NFL Denver Broncos4000
1982NFL Denver Broncos31000
1983NFL Denver Broncos0100

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1978NFL Denver Broncos110000012
1979NFL Denver Broncos110000012
1980NFL Denver Broncos400000024
1981NFL Denver Broncos30000018
1983NFL Denver Broncos1100012
1984USFL Denver Gold010000000006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1978NFLDenver Broncos160
1979NFLDenver Broncos103
1980NFLDenver Broncos1210
1981NFLDenver Broncos1614
1982NFLDenver Broncos85
1983NFLDenver Broncos143
1984USFLDenver Gold7