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Emmitt Smith

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Michael Irvin

  • 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 
 
  • His 61.5 completion percentage is the fourth best of all time.
  • 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 (4,715).
  • Ranks 12th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (2,898).
  • Ranks 21st on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (32,942).
  • Ranks 47th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns List (165).
  • 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 XXX.
  • 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.
  • He suffered a neck injury in the 1999 NFL season which forced an early retirement from football.