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Emmitt Smith
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Smith at a 2007 speech
No. 22
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: May 15, 1969 (1969-05-15) (ageĀ 50)
Pensacola, Florida
Career information
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
Debuted in 1990
Last played in 2004
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 8x Pro Bowl selection (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999)
  • 6x All-Pro selection (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996)
  • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
  • 1993 NFL MVP
  • 2x NEA NFL MVP, (1991, 1992)
  • 1993 PFWA NFL MVP
  • 1990 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
  • Super Bowl XXVIII MVP
  • 1993 Bert Bell Award
  • 2002 Galloping Gobbler Award
  • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor
  • Gator Football Ring of Honor

Records

  • 18,355 career rushing yards
  • 164 career rushing TD's
  • 78 100+ yards rushing games
Career NFL statistics
Rushing Yards 18,355
Average 4.2
Rushing TDs 174
Stats at NFL.com
College Football Hall of Fame

Emmitt James Smith III (born May 15 1969 in Pensacola, Florida) is a former National Football League player who played for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals.

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