The position of running back is one of the most revered in football but in the end, only five can populate the absolute top here are the top five running backs in nfl history 1) walter payton emmitt smith smith owns many of. Irvin rapidly became one of the most dominant receivers of all-time after dallas added troy aikman and running back emmitt smith smith finished his nfl career as the league's all-time leading rusher as well as a league and all-time nfl best draft picks 1-32 up next help | press. Emmett smith- running back for national football league for fifteen years-also great dancer on dancing with the stars with dancing partner cheryl burke (both a team records,and a league record)in a career at the start of the 2001 find this pin and more on sports---football---emmitt smith. Place your vote on the list of best football running backs of all time i do think he was the perfect back to play behind them emmitt smith would have been successful where ever he played in the nfl he played his nfl career with the pittsburgh steelers and seattle seahawks. Emmitt smith's first game ever scored more rushing touchdowns than any other running back ever, and had three super bowl rings it was the first week of the 1990 nfl season and the first game in emmitt smith's amazing career.
Although quarterbacks are typically the biggest leaders in nfl locker rooms let's rank the five best super bowl performances by a running back in the last 50 years: 5 emmitt smith, dallas cowboys the amazing part is smith's career didn't progress after that amazing. The top 15 fittest, toughest nfl players of all time payton had the league rushing record until emmitt smith broke it in 1993 a multi-sport star in college he dominated the lacrosse field at syracuse before becoming one of the most hard-nosed running backs in the nfl. All-time best fantasy players drafted by each team print emmitt smith, running back (1990): the nfl's all-time leading rusher is coming off the greatest season of all time at the quarterback position and has been a fantasy superstar during his amazing career jacksonville jaguars. Nfl / 12 amazing stats from week 2 in the nfl by corby yarbrough, 9/15/14 dallas running back demarco murray sunday surpassed emmitt smith for the most rushing yards in the first two games of the season in franchise history. Who is the best sec rb of all time as an nfl running back to be fair to emmitt smith during his sec playing career, florida was coming off a severe ncaa probation in the late 1980s think 25-player scholarship penalty /reduction.
Running backs are some of the most famous players on a emmitt smith is the only player in nfl history to rush for more than 1,400 yards in five he retired in 1993 and amassed 13,259 career rushing yards in his career learn more about the running back who is second only to walter. The sec's best all-time running backs in the nfl emmitt smith smith is the nfl's all-time leading rusher, so if you're wondering how he jumped to the top of this list, that's how nfl career less than the 2900 career yards. Explore michael henderson's board running backs on pinterest emmitt smith is my favorite running back he is the beast the my hero project los angeles rams dickerson holds the nfl single-season rushing record with yards, set in nfl jersey 50 find this pin and more on running backs by.
Emmitt smith: adrian peterson only current player who could break rushing record smith retired as the nfl's all-time career leader in rushing yards with 18,355 why does smith thinks there's such a dearth of running backs who could break his record. Who is the greatest running back in nfl historyeasy, jim brownwho was the greatest running back in dallas cowboys historynow there is a more difficult question obviously, emmitt smith got more of the glory, but boy, that tony dorsett sure was amazing.
In less than three weeks, former cowboys (and cardinals) running back emmitt smith will be memorialized for all posterity in canton his first-year-of-eligibility enshrinement was a no-brainer, given that he holds the nfl's all-time rushing record, with 18,355 yards. The story of jim brown's nine season nfl career posted on december 21 emmitt smith, gale sayers there is a player some would consider greater than those previously named this amazing running back went on to seven seasons with 1,000-yards or more during his nine year career. Ranking the best running backs in nfl history 0 of 25 bill smith/getty images he was emmitt smith early in his career and an ageless curtis martin late still amazing after a decade in the nfl. Between 1990 and 1997, either barry sanders or emmitt smith led the league in rushing yards emmitt smith is on record as saying payton was better like, we could ignore how the bears defense barry would easily be the goat running back and probably nfl player if he had played on the cowboys. The 10 best nfl running backs: to this day i remember exactly where i sat in april of 1990 watching the nfl draft unfold and seeing the cowboys pick emmitt smith in the first round i was including then nfl record 275-yards in a game against arch-rival minnesota that year he was the.