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Earnest Byner
No. 44, 21, 20
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: September 15, 1962 (1962-09-15) (age 59)
Place of birth: Milledgeville, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College: East Carolina
NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 10 / Pick: 280
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards 8,261
Average 3.9
Touchdowns 56
Stats at

Earnest Alexander Byner (born September 15, 1962) is an American football coach and former running back. He is famous for one well known mistake while playing with the Cleveland Browns. While playing against the Denver Broncos in a 1986 playoff game, Byner fumbled at the Denver one yard line, which led to a Broncos victory. The play was called "The Fumble." Byner immediately became an assistant coach after his playing days were over.

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