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Emmitt Smith: By the numbers

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Emmitt's achievements
  • Super Bowl champions: XXVII, XXVIII, XXX
  • Super Bowl MVP: XXVIII
  • NFL MVP: 1993
  • Pro Bowl selections: 1990-1995, 1998-2000
  • NFL leading rusher: 1991-1993, 1995
  • 1,000+ Rusher: 1991-2001
  • 1990 Rookie of the Year
  • All-time leader for most rushing yards (16,552)
  • All-time leader for most rushing touchdowns (153)
  • Second all-time for most total touchdowns (164)
  • Only Player in NFL history with 1,000+ yards in 11 consecutive seasons
  • Most touchdowns in a single season (25 in 1995)
  • All-time leading rusher on Monday Night football
  • All-time leading rusher in history
  • Broke Tony Dorsett's rookie-attempts record (241)
  • Most yards rushing in playoff history
  • Longest run in Dallas playoff history (65)
  • Most rushing touchdowns in the Super Bowl (5)
  • Most rushing touchdowns in the playoffs (18)
  • First player in Cowboy history to win consecutive NFL Player of the Month honors (Nov., Dec.)
  • Three-straight postseason 100-yard rushing games, a team record.
    - By the numbers
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    Season-by-season rushing statistics
    Year
    G
    Rush Att.
    Yards
    Ave./Carry
    Yards/G
    Long
    Rush TDs
    1990 16 241 937 3.9 58.6 48t 11
    1991 16 365 1563 4.3 97.7 75t 12
    1992 16 373 1713 4.6 107.1 68t 18
    1993 14 283 1486 5.3 106.1 62t 9
    1994 15 368 1484 4.0 98.9 46 21
    1995 16 377 1773 4.7 110.8 60t 25
    1996 15 327 1204 3.7 80.3 42 12
    1997 16 261 1074 4.1 67.1 44 4
    1998 16 319 1332 4.2 83.3 32 13
    1999 15 329 1397 4.2 93.1 63t 11
    2000 16 294 1203 4.1 75.2 52 9
    2001 14 261 1021 3.9 72.9 44 3
    2002 16 254 975 3.8 60.9 30 5
    Totals 2014052 17162 4.2 85.4 75t 153
    A statistical look at 's pre-NFL rushing marks
    College rushing statistics - University of Florida
    Year
    Rush Att.
    Rush Yds.
    Rush Avg.
    Rush TDs
    1987 229 1341 5.9 13
    1988 187 988 5.3 9
    1989 284 1599 5.6 14
    Totals 700 3928 5.6 36
    High school rushing statistics - Escambia High School, Pensacola, Fla.
    Year
    Rush Att.
    Rush Yds.
    Rush Avg.
    Rush TDs
    1983 256 1525 5.9 19
    1984 293 2424 8.2 26
    1985 353 2918 8.2 33
    1986 225 1937 8.6 28
    Totals 1127 8804 7.8 106
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