The winner of 4 NFL rushing titles, Emmitt is the
first player in NFL history to rush for over 1,000
yards in 11 consecutive seasons
On October 27, 2002, he surpassed Walter Payton's
All-Time Leading Rushing Record of 16,726 yards to
become the NFL's All-Time Leading Rusher
The NFL's career rushing touchdowns leader with 164,
Emmitt scored 100 career touchdowns during his first
6 NFL seasons, which was the fastest any player in
league history has reached that mark
He finished his career with a total of 18,355 yards
completion percentage is the fourth best of all
94-71 as a starter
and 11-4 in the playoffs. His 90 wins in 1990s
are the most by any quarterback in any decade.
Threw for 32,942
yards and 165 touchdowns in 12 seasons with the
Dallas Cowboys. Threw for 3,849 yards and 23 TDs
in the postseason.
Ranks 17th on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List
Ranks 12th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List
Ranks 21st on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing
Ranks 47th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns
Elected to the Pro Football
Hall of Fame (February 2006)
- Over an
eight-year period beginning with his breakout year, the outspoken
Irvin averaged nearly 1,300 yards receiving per season and helped
the Cowboys to championship wins in Super Bowls XXVII, XXVIII, and
- He finished his
career with 750 receptions for 11,904 yards, and 65 touchdowns.
- Set an NFL
record by recording 11 straight 100 yards games receiving.
- Inducted into
the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 4, 2007 at Canton, Ohio.
suffered a neck injury in the 1999 NFL season
which forced an early retirement from football.