Emmitt Smith was the answer to last week’s Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday question as to who is the NFL all time leading rusher. his NFL career spanned 15 years …13 years with the Dallas Cowboys and 2 with the Arizona Cardinals. Smith also holds the record for career rushing touchdowns with 164. Smith is the only running back to ever win a Super Bowl championship, the NFL Most Valuable Player award, the NFL rushing crown, and the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award all in the same season (1993). He is also one of four running backs to lead the NFL in rushing three or more consecutive seasons, joining Steve Van Buren, Jim Brown and Earl Campbell. Smith led the league in rushing and won the Super Bowl in the same year three times (1992, 1993, and 1995) when to that point it had never been done. Smith is also one of only two non-kickers in NFL history to score more than 1,000 career points (the other being Jerry Rice). Quite an accomplished career.
Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday spotlights…Emmitt Smith.
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