Hokie Gajan

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Hokie Gajan
Date of birth: (1959-09-06) September 6, 1959 (age 54)
Place of birth: Baker, Louisiana
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 10 / Pick: 249
Organizations
As player:
1981-1985 New Orleans Saints
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Howard Lee "Hokie" Gajan (born September 6, 1959 in Baker, Louisiana) is a former American football running back who played five seasons in the National Football League. He was drafted out of Louisiana State University by the New Orleans Saints in the 1981 NFL Draft. During his career, Gajan rushed for 1,358 yards and 11 touchdowns, and also had 515 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

He is third all time in yards per carry in a season for a primary running back (one with at least 100 carries in a season) in NFL history, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

He is currently the New Orleans Saints radio color commentator.

Player Year Yds./carry Carries
1973 Mercury Morris 6.40 149
1997 Barry Sanders 6.13 335
1984 Hokie Gajan 6.03 102

According to ESPN Stats & Information
Currently, Gajan works as the color commentator alongside Jim Henderson on Saints radio broadcasts.