|Born:||March 15, 1962|
Pass Christian, Mississippi
|NFL draft||1984 / Round: 11 / Pick: 299|
Gene Eric Lang (born March 15, 1962) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He played seven seasons for the Denver Broncos and the Atlanta Falcons. He attended Louisiana State University, where he played college football for the LSU Tigers football team. He had 20 total touchdowns in his professional career: 11 rushing and nine receiving. He is perhaps best-known for his role in the 1986 AFC Championship Game as his poor recovery of a kickoff set up what is known in NFL lore as “The Drive”.
- "Gene Lang NFL Football Statistics". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
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