‘Lightning’ helped form Saints’ best RB tandem

by sheldon mickles

Advocate sportswriter

Chuck Muncie stats

RUSHING

Saints

Year Carries Yards Ave. TDs

1976 149 659 4.4 2

1977 201 811 4.0 6

1978 160 557 3.5 7

1979 238 1,198 5.0 11

1980 40 168 4.2 2

Chargers

1980 135 659 4.9 4

1981 251 1,144 4.6 19

1982 138 569 4.1 8

1983 235 886 3.8 12

1984 14 51 3.6 0

Totals 1561 6702 4.3 71

RECEIVING

Saints

Year Rec. Yards Ave. TDs

1976 31 272 8.8 0

1977 21 248 11.8 1

1978 26 233 9.0 0

1979 40 308 7.7 0

1980 7 25 3.6 0

Chargers

1980 24 234 9.8 0

1981 43 362 8.4 0

1982 25 207 8.3 1

1983 42 396 9.4 1

1984 4 38 9.5 0

Totals 263 2,323 8.8 3

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Pro Bowl, All-Pro (1979, 81, 82)

Pro Bowl MVP (1979)