Gale Sayers net worth: Gale Sayers is an American former professional football player who has a net worth of $6 million dollars. Gale Sayers was born in Wichita, Kansas, and grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. He played football and competed on the track team while in high school, setting a long jump state record. He went on to play college football at the University of Kansas, where he was a two-time All-American and set an NCAA Division 1 yard record. The Chicago Bears drafted him in 1965, and he went on to play for the team for the next six years. While with the Bears, he was a four-time Pro Bowl selection, a 5-time AP First-Team All-Pro selection, a 3-time Pro Bowl Co-MVP, a 2-time NFL Rushing champion, and both UPI NFL Rookie of the Year, and UPI NFL Comeback Player of the Year. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977, and the Chicago Bears retired his number. His book, "I Am Third", inspired the movie, "Brian's Song".