|This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. (October 2014)|
|Date of birth:June 6, 1972|
|Place of birth: New Bern, North Carolina|
|College: NC State|
|NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 3 / Pick: 95|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New York Giants (1994)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Gary McLinton Downs, Jr. (born June 6, 1972 in New Bern, North Carolina) is currently the running backs coach at East Tennessee State University. Gary is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the New York Giants, the Denver Broncos, and the Atlanta Falcons. He was also an assistant coach for NFL Europa's Amsterdam Admirals.
Downs played college football at North Carolina State University and was selected in the third round of the 1994 NFL Draft by the Giants. He played in 69 games over six NFL seasons from 1994 to 2000. He rushed for 149 yards and caught nine passes for 66 yards.
|This biographical article relating to an American football running back born in the 1970s is a stub. You can help The American Football Database by expanding it.|
|This biographical article relating to an American football coach is a stub. You can help The American Football Database by expanding it.|