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Emmitt Smith
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Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: May 15, 1969 (1969-05-15) (age 51)
Pensacola, Florida
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Escambia (Pensacola, Florida)
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XXVIII, XXX)
  • Super Bowl MVP (XXVIII)
  • Pro Bowl (1990–1995, 1998, 1999)
  • 4× First-team All-Pro (1992–1995)
  • Second-team All-Pro (1991)
  • AP NFL Most Valuable Player (1993)
  • NFL Most Valuable Player (1993)
  • Bert Bell Award (1993)
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1990)
  • 4× NFL rushing yards leader (1991–1993, 1995)
  • 4× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (1991–1993, 1995)
  • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
  • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor
  • Heisman Trophy finalist (1989)
  • SEC Most Valuable Player (1989)
  • Unanimous All-American (1989)
  • 3× First-team All-SEC (1987–1989)

NFL records

  • 18,355 rushing yards, career
  • 164 rushing touchdowns, career
  • 4,409 rushing attempts, career
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 18,355
Yards per carry: 4.2
Rushing touchdowns: 164
Receptions: 515
Receiving yards: 3,224
Receiving touchdowns: 11
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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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