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Eric Dickerson

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Born:

Eric Dimitric Dickerson - September 2, 1960 - Sealy, Texas

Drafted: The Los Angeles Rams selected Eric Dickerson No. 2 overall in the 1983 NFL Draft.

Years Played:

1983 - 1993
Position Played: Running Back
Played For: Los Angeles Rams (1983–1987), Indianapolis Colts (1987–1991), Los Angeles Raiders (1992), Atlanta Falcons (1993)
Alma Mater: Southern Methodist
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: 1999
Other Members Inducted in 1999: Tom Mack, Ozzie Newsome, Billy Shaw, Lawrence Taylor

Uniform Number:

29

Best Season:

As a Hall of Famer, Dickerson put together many fantastic seasons. But none tops 1984, when he set an NFL record with 2,105 yards rushing.

NFL Career Totals:


• Rushing - 2,996 Carries for 13,259 Yards and 90 Touchdowns
• Receiving - 281 Receptions for 2,137 Yards and 6 Touchdowns

NFL Highlights and Awards:

• NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1983)
• UPI NFL-NFC Rookie of the Year (1983)
• NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1986)
• UPI NFC Offensive Player of the Year (1983-84, 1986)
• Named to Pro Bowl Six Times (1983-84, 1986-89)
• First-team All-Pro Selection (1983-84, 1986-88)
• Named to NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
• No. 29 Retired by Rams Franchise
• Enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame (1999)

• Set an NFL Record With 2,105 Rushing Yards in a Single Season

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