moved into 5th place among the NFL's all time leading rushers on December 26th, 2004 with 13,294 yards.
be considered best acquisition for Steelers during 1996 NFL Draft...
joined Steelers via trade on April 20, 1996 in deal that sent Pittsburgh's
second-round pick in 1996 and fourth-round selection in 1997 to St.
Louis... is a four-time Pro Bowler... gained 1,000 yards in first two
seasons in league with the Rams.
Bettis led the Steelers in rushing for the seventh time in eight seasons
after gaining 811 yards and scoring seven touchdowns on 246 carries.
Bettis ranks second in rushing yards among active players behind Emmitt
Smith (Arizona Cardinals). Harris holds the team record with eight career
1,000-yard rushing seasons.
Thurman Thomas, who had 12,075 yards, to move into ninth place on the
NFL's all time leading rushing list December 7th against Oakland. Also
gained his first 100 yard game of the season and the 53rd of his career
in the same game with 106 yards rushing and 19 yards receiving... one
week later at the New York Jets December 14th, Bettis passed fellow
Steeler Franco Harris to move into eighth place on the NFL's all time
Marcus Allen, who had 12,243 yards, to move into seventh place on the
NFL's all time rushing list December 21st against San Diego. He carried
a season high 32 for 115 yards.
final game of the season at Baltimore December 28th, saw Jerome pass
Jim Brown, who had 12,312 yards, to move into sixth place on the NFL's
all time rushing list.
has rushed for 9,262 yards on 2,323 carries (4.0 avg) and gained at
least 100 yards in 43 different games with the team. He has recorded
54 100-yard games in his career, including 11 with the Los Angeles/St.
Louis Rams before joining the Steelers in 1996.
had 13 receptions for 86 yards
is ranked only the fifth running
back in NFL history to have 3,000 attempts
has moved into second
place on the Steelers' all-time total yards from scrimmage list with
9,962 total yards
assumed a different role on the team at the
beginning of the season but returned to his familiar staring halfback
spot the seventh game of the year
reported to training camp in
the best shape in several years.
vs Baltimore: Totaled 14 yards on four carries, including an 11-yard
left the game in the third quarter after tweaking a groin
at Kansas City: Gained seven yards on four carries.
at Cincinnati: Had his most productive game of the early season
had a string of six straight carries in the third quarter that culminated
in a one-yard TD burst for the eventual game-winning score
with 59 yards on 16 carries.
vsTennessee: Had just six yard on three carries.
vs. Cleveland: Totaled eight yards on three carries
a tie for seventh place (with Lynn Swann) on the Steelers all-time
scoring list (318 points) with his one-yard TD run.
at Denver: Scored the Steelers only TD of the game and then added
the two-point conversion in typical Bettis style
32 yards on 14 carries
also caught one pass for seven yards.
26/10 vs St. Louis:
Started his first game of the season
finished with 42 yards on
12 carries, including a long of eight yards. 11/2 at Seattle: Finished
with 50 yards on a season-high 17 carries.
9/11 vs Arizona:
Led the team with 54 rushing yards on 18 attempts, his most attempts
of the season
had a couple long runs, including a 16-yard burst,
his longest of the season
fumbled for the third time this year
after going 220 carries without a fumble
also had one reception
for eight yards.
17/11 at San Francisco:
Gained 39 yards on 13 carries, a 3.0 average, including a long of 14
also had two receptions 15 yards. 11/23 at Cleveland: Compiled
a season-high 93 yards on 24 carries
became only the fifth player
in NFL history to accumulate 3,000 rushing attempts
hit the 3,000
rushing attempt mark on his 23 carry and surpassed it on his final carry
of the game.
30/11 vs Cincinnati:
Became only the 10 th player in NFL history to amass 12,000 rushing
also moved into sixth place on the Steelers all-time
scoring list, passing Kris Brown, with his TD run in the third quarter
that gives him 338 points
finished with 62 yards on 20 carries
also had one reception for five yards.
7/12 vs Oakland:
Moved into ninth place on the NFLs all-time rushing list and recorded
his first 100-yard rushing performance of the season, the 53 rd of his
career and the 42nd as a Steeler
finished with 106 yards on 27
carries, including one TD and a long of 12 yards
also had here
receptions for 19 yards.
14/12 at N.Y. Jets: Moved into eighth place on
the NFLs all-time rushing list, passing Franco Harris
with his highest rushing average of the season, compiling 68 yards on
16 carries for a 4.3-yard average
also had three receptions for
21/12 vs San Diego:
Moved into seventh place on the NFL all-time rushing list
his second 100-yard rushing performance of the season, the second in
three games and the 54th of his career - the 4 rd as a Steeler
finished with a season-high 115 yards and one TD on 32 carries, including
a long of 20 yards
also had one reception for 16 yards.
28/12 at Baltimore: Surpassed Jim Brown on the
NFLs all-time rushing list with a two-yard run midway
through the second quarter
finished with 54 yards on 23 carries,
including a long of eight.
An injury hit year for Bettis and maybe towards the end of the season
the Steelers decided to stay with Zereoue more.187 rushes for 666 yards
for an average of 3.6 with 9 touchdowns. It will be interesting to see
if the Steelers keep him. (Editor's note: This was written by me during
the 2002-03 offseason when there were a lot of pundits saying they wouldn't.)
Was named to his fifth Pro Bowl... honoured as the 2001 Walter Payton
NFL Man of the Year for community service... was on pace for his best
season until being sidelined by a groin injury... missed the final five
games of the regular season due to the injury... eclipsed the 1,000-yard
mark for the sixth straight season - eighth of his career - in Week
12 (during the Dec. 2 Minnesota game)... was named the AFC Offensive
Player of the Month for October... had a sub-par game by his standards
at Jacksonville (9/9)... finished with 28 yards on 12 carries... also
caught one pass for two yards... rushed for 100 yards for the 47th time
in his career (36th as a Steeler) at Buffalo (30/9)... finished with
114 yards on 22 caries, a 5.2-yard average... had a long of 30 yards...
topped the 10,000-yard plateau early in the first half with a three-yard
run versus Cincinnati (7/10)... began the game with a 48-yard run, the
third longest run of his career... finished with 153 yards on 23 carries,
a 6.7-yard average... recorded his 48th career 100-yard game - 37th
as a Steeler... also caught one pass for seven yards... started slow
but finished with another 100-yard performance at Kansas City (14/10),
his third straight of the season and the 49th of his career - 38th as
a Steeler... had three big runs nullified by penalties that would have
given him one of his highest rushing totals... finished with 112 yards
on 19 carries (his fifth 100-yard game in his career versus K.C.)...
also had one reception for five yards... contributed in all three phases
of the offense/running/receiving and passing at Tampa Bay (21/10)...
rushed for 143 yards on 17 carries for an 8.4-yard average, his fourth
straight 100-vard contest
also threw the second TD pass of his
career his first was a 21-vard pass to Hines Ward) Dec. 12, 1999 versus
Baltimore... also had one reception for eight yards... passed Otis Anderson
to 13th place on the NFLs all-time rushing list with a 46-yard TD run
in the third quarter... had his string of 100-yard games end at four
but was still effective versus Tennessee (29/10)... finished with 62
yards on 19 carries... scored two TDs... gained 91 yards on 23 carries
for a solid 4.0-yard average versus Baltimore (4/11)... also caught
one pass for eight yards... produced his second highest rushing total
as a Steeler and the third-highest of his career - at Cleveland (11/11),
finishing with 163 yards on 29 carries for an averaged of 5.6-yards
compiled 48 yards in overtime... also had four runs of
15 or more yards including a long of 27 yards... recorded his fifth
100-yard game of the season - the 51st of his career and 40th as a Steeler...
had one reception for no gain... was held in check most of the day versus
Jacksonville (18/11) but did manage to rip off a 40-yard burst in the
final quarter to help seal the Steelers' victory... finished with 52
yards on 21 carries... finished with 73 yards on 21 carries at Tennessee
(25/11)... also had one reception for two yards... had two runs of 15
or more yards (17 and 15)... surpassed 1,000 yards for the season on
his first carry with a 12-yard burst versus Minnesota (2/12)
with 81 yards on 19 carries but missed most of the fourth quarter with
a groin injury
also caught one pass for 16 yards... was deactivated
for the final five regular-season games of the season Dec. 9-Jan. 6
because of his groin injury... missed the AFC Playoff game versus Baltimore
(20/1) after suffering adverse reaction from pain medication administered
to his injured groin... returned to the starting lineup in the AFC Championship
game versus New England (27/1) but was mostly ineffective... gained
eight yards on nine carries
scored one TD
also caught two
passes for 23 yards, including a long of 12 yards.
Answered all his critics with his best season in two years... was selected
as the team MVP and the recipient of the Pro Football Writers of America
Pittsburgh Chapter's Chief Award recipient for cooperation with the
media... finished with 1,341 yards, his highest rushing total in two
seasons and the fourth-best season in Steelers history... scored a team-high
eight TDs... missed most of the preseason with a bruised knee... was
held to just eight yards on nine carries in season-opener versus Baltimore
(3/9)... had one reception for seven yards... compiled his first 100-yard
game of the season - the 40th of his career and his 29th as a Steeler
- at Cleveland (17/9)... finished with 133 yards on 24 carries for a
5.5 yard average
threw a costly interception to thwart a potential
score when the Steelers recovered a fumble deep in Cleveland territory...
also caught one pass for 11 yards... had a solid performance, rushing
for 77 yards and a TD, versus Tennessee (24/9)... also caught three
passes for 20 yards... averaged 4.1 yards a carry... powered his way
to nearly another 100-yard performance at Jacksonville (1/10)... finished
with 97 yards on 28 carries, including a long run of 20 yards
also rushed for two TDs... recorded his second 100-yard game of the
season - the 41th of his career and 30th as a Steeler - at New York
Jets (8/10)... finished with 107 yards on 25 carries
to four consecutive games his streak of scoring a TD... compiled his
second consecutive 100-yard performance, giving him 42 for his career
and 31 as a Steeler, versus Cincinnati (15/10)... finished with 101
yards on 29 carries for a 3.5-yard average... rushed for his third consecutive
100-yard game versus Cleveland (22/10)... finished with 105 yards on
33 carries... scored his sixth TD of the season... redeemed himself
from the first game against the Ravens, finishing with a respectable
65 yards on 18 carries at Baltimore (29/10)... finished with 42 yards
on 13 carries at Tennessee (5/11)... also caught one pass for 12 yards...
recorded his fifth 100-yard performance of the season - the 44th
of his career and 33rd as a Steeler - versus Philadelphia
with a season-high 134 yards and one TD on 30 carries... moved into
tie for 12th place (with Elbie Nickel) on the Steelers' all-time scoring
list with 222 points... also had two receptions for four yards... ran
well despite totalling only 57 yards on 12 carries versus Jacksonville
(19/11)... had two runs of 15 or more yards (17 and 16 yards)... averaged
4.8 yards a carry... eclipsed the 1,000-yard barrier for the season
in the third quarter at Cincinnati (26/11)... just missed his sixth
100-yard game of the season, finishing with 93 yards on 23 carries,
a solid 4.0-yard average... also had one reception for minus-one yard...
registered his sixth 100-yard performance of the season, the 45th of
his career and the 34th as a Steeler, versus Oakland (3/12)... had several
nifty runs, including three rushes of 15 or more yards, the most in
a game during the season... produced a season-long 30-yard run... also
caught one pass for 13 yards... was held to 39 yards on 17 carries at
New York Giants... also had one reception for seven yards... recorded
his seventh 100-yard rushing performance of the season, the 46th of
his career and the 35th as a Steeler, versus Washington (16/12)... finished
with 104 yards on 25 carries for a 4.2-yard average... had a long of
23 yards... also caught one pass for 25 yards... finished with 51 yards
on 26 carries
also had two receptions for five yards at San Diego
Recorded his sixth 1000 rushing season and fourth as a Steeler, finishing
with 1,091 yards on 299 carries for a 3.6 average... scored a team high
seven rushing TDs... missed all of the preseason due to a knee injury...
had arthroscopic surgery August 3rd on left knee to repaira slight tear
to his lateral meniscus... was moved to the active roster 30/8 returning
to active duty in surprisingly good fashion in the season opener in
Cleveland (12/9)... had not taken a snap during preseason, but rushed
for a game-high 89 yards on 18 carries, an impressive 14.9 yards a carry...
rebounded from the previous week without any difficulty against Baltimore
(19/9)... finished with 46 yards on 16 carries...moved into second place
on the Steelers' all time rushing list , passing John Henry Johnson
(4,383)... led the team with 39 yards on 11 carries, including a long
of 20 yards, his 11th longest run as a Steeler versus Seatttle (26/9)...also
had two receptions for nine yards... compiled his second highest rushing
total of the early season, despite a few big runs nullified because
of penalties versus Jacksonville (3/10)... finished with 58 yards on
20 carries with a long of 11... led the team with four receptions for
27 yards, including a long of 17... had his second lowest rushing output
of the season at Buffalo (10/10)... finished with 24 yards on 13 carries...
did score his first touchdown of the season on a one yard plunge that
pulled the Steelers to within three points, 24-21, late in the game...
had two receptions for 10 yards... recorded his first 100 yard game
of the season at Cincinnatti (17/10)... finishing with 111 yards on
26 carries... also scored two TDs for the first time in a game during
the season... added one reception for four yards... rushed for 80 yards
on 23 carries in Monday Night game versus Atlanta (25/10)... also caught
two passes for 14 yards... finished with 53 yards and two TDs on 18
carries at San Franciso 49ers (7/11)... produced his longest TD run
of the season, a 22-yard burst in the fourth quarter... scored two touchdowns
for the second time this season and the second time in three games...
produced his second- highest rushing total to that point of the season
against Cleveland (16/11) but fell one yard short of the l00-yard barrier...
rushed for 99 yards on 26 carries, averaging 3.8 yards a carry,... also
caught one pass for seven yards... showed bursts of his big-play ability
at Tennessee (21/11)... rushed for 88 yards on 14 carries for a season-high
6.3- yard average... had a season-long 35 yard run, the sixth longest
run of his career... finished with 81 yards on 22 carries for a 3.7-yard
average versus Cincinnati (28/11)... also caught one pass for six yards...
was held to a season-low 23 yards on 12 carries at Jacksonville (2/12)...
also had one reception for 14 yards... proved his versability by running,
catching and throwing in the game versus Baltimore (12/12)... threw
his first career TD pass to Hines Ward, a 21-yarder, to give the Steelers
the first score of the game... rushed for 39 yards on 13 carries...
also caught four passes for 11 yards... averaged 3.3 yards a carry at
Kansas City (18/12)... finished with 63 yards on 19 carries, including
a long of 13 yards... also caught one pass for nine yards... had his
most productive game of the season versus Carolina (26/12)... rushed
for his second 100-yard game of the season - his 28th as a Steeler and
39th for his career... finished with a 137 yards on 33, both season
highs, and a touchdown... also caught a pass for minus-three yards...
rushed for 61 yards and one TD on 15 carries, despite suffering a deep
thigh bruise against Tennessee (2/1)...averaged 4.1 yards a carry.
Finished with the lowest rushing totals of his Steelers career in 1998,
despite recording his third consecutive 1,000-yard season... ran for
1,185 yards on 316 carries, a 3.8 yard average... also had three TDs
(all rushing)... finished with 16 receptions for 90 yards... was ranked
seventh in the AFC and 12th overall in rushing... carried 23 times for
41 yards in the season opener versus Baltimore (6/9)... produced a long
run of nine yards... caught a five-yard pass... recorded his 32nd career
100 yard game and his twenty first as a Steeler against Chicago (13/9)...
finished with 131 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown, including a long
run of 42 yards... averaged 6.2 yards a carry... had his second sub
100 yard game, rushing for 48 yards on 13 carries versus Miami (20/9)...
recorded his 33rd career 100-yard game-his 22nd as a Steeler-in the
Seattle game (27/9)... rushed for 138 yards, the third-best effort as
a Steeler at the time... averaged 4.9 yards a carry with a long of 23
yards... was well on his way to another 100-yard game before suffering
a knee injury in the second quarter in the Cincinnati contest (11/10)...
compiled 55 yards on 11 carries for a 5.0-yard average before his injury...
Was deactivated Sunday because of his knee injury versus Baltimore at
home (18/10)... returned from his one-game absence with a stellar performance
on Monday Night at Kansas City (26/10)
rushed for 119 yards on
33 carries-the 34th of his career and 23rd as a Steeler... also caught
two passes for four yards... gained a season-low 26 yards on 11 carries
versus Tennessee (1/11)... also had one reception for six yards... rambled
to his fourth 100-yard game, the 35th of his career and the 24th as
a Steeler in a Monday Night game versus Green Bay (9/11)... also registered
his seventh consecutive 100-yard game on Monday Night football... rushed
for 100 yards on 34 carries
also had one reception for 26 yards...was
held to 29 yards on 14 carries his second-lowest total of the year,
at Tennessee (15/11)... also had two receptions for 10 yards... finished
with 77 yards on 26 carries versus Jacksonville (22/11)..also had one
reception for 10 yards... was held to 67 yards on 26 carries, a 2.6-yard
average on Thanksgiving Day at Detroit (26/11)... tipped a pass to Will
Blackwell who raced untouched for a 15 yard TD... rushed for 48 yards
on 12 carries, his fourth straight sub-100 yard rushing performance
against New England (6/12)... finished with 63 yards on 17 carries for
a 3.7-yard average versus Tampa Bay (13/12)
also had one reception
for seven yards
recorded his first 100-yard performance since
the Nov. 9 Green Bay contest against Cincinnati (20/12)... finished
with 104 yards on 21 carries (5.0 yards a carry) compiled his highest
rushing totals of the season on Monday Night in the season-finale at
Jacksonville (28/12), finishing with 139 yards on 26 carries... also
caught a Season-high four passes for 24 yards.
7th, 1997 Pittsburgh
14 Washington 13
Named 1997 Steelers MVP for second consecutive year... became third
running back in team history to earn the MVP award and first Steeler
since Terry Bradshaw to win the award two years in a row... set a personal
mark with 25 rushing attempts in the postseason against New England
(3/1) in AFC Divisional round...had a career-high 105 yards in postseason
against Denver (11/1) in AFC Championship game
named to fourth
Pro Bowl (second as a Steeler)... finished season with 1,665 yards rushing,
just 26 yards shy of a team record for most yards in a single season,
set by Barry Foster in 1992.. .ranked second in the AFC and third in
the NFL with 1,665 yards rushing... reached 1,000 yards in just nine
games to become fastest running back in Steelers history to eclipse
the mark... became third player in NFL history to score two touchdowns
in overtime in the same season, tying Michael Timpson (Philadelphia
1991, '93) and John Jefferson (San Diego 19781, '80)... rushed for season-high
164 yards against Indianapolis...named AFC Offensive Player of the Month
for October... had career-best three rushing touchdowns in one game
at Arizona (30/11/97) in which he also had 36 rushing attempts, the
second-most attempts in a game in team history
with 375 rushing attempts, the second most in one season in team history.
Earned Steelers' MVP and NFL Alumni Running Back of the Year honors,
named All-Pro by College & Pro Football Weekly and USA Today, named
AFC All-Conference by Football Digest, Football News and United Press
International... was the AFC Offensive Player of the Month (November)
selected as a member of All (John) Madden Team... became first NFL back
to surpass 1,000 yards in 1996 and finished with a then career-high
1,431 yards completed the season with 1,553 total yards from scrimmage,
10 100-yard games, 1,431 rushing yards, 320 carries and 11 touchdowns,
all of which were second highest single-season marks in team history...
had only nine carries in final two games due to an ankle injury, but
still had third-best rushing total in NFL... became first running back
to have three 100-yard games on Monday Night Football in single season
compiled five consecutive 100-yard games (Weeks 2-6), the most since
Franco Harris had six in Weeks 7-12 in 1972... split time with Erric
Pegram through first three games... rushed for his first 100-yard game
as a Steeler versus Baltimore (8/9), his first 100-yard game since a
contest against Atlanta (2/10/94)... also scored first rushing TD since
17/12/94 at Washington... tied third-best game of career with 133 yards
on 20 carries following week versus Buffalo (16/9) in first Monday night
game of career... added two rushing TDs, including 43 yard score that
also was the longest rush since his rookie season... his two TDs were
also a career single-game high at the time... added 50-yard TD run versus
Rams (3/11), at the time, the longest run by a Steeler since Barry Foster
had a 69-yard rush at Green Bay (27/9/92) and the longest rushing TD
since Foster's 54-yard rushing TD versus the New York Jets (13/9/92)...
gained 102 yards and two TDs in first postseason appearance, but suffered
ankle injury that limited him to 43 yards at New England (5/1/97).
Started 13 games and led Rams in rushing for third consecutive season
with 637 yards... became fourth player in team history and first since
Eric Dickerson (1983-86) to lead team for three consecutive seasons...
missed first game of career with game seven ankle injury to break streak
of 40 games played... received Rams game ball after rushing for 83 yards
on 20 carries versus New Orleans (10/9)... scored his first rushing
TD of season at Carolina (17/9)... gained another 74 yards on 22 Carries
including 60 in second half alone two weeks later versus Chicago (24/9)...
had game-high 19 carries for 88 yards versus Atlanta (12/10)... left
game in third quarter with sprained left foot at Philadelphia (29/10)...
missed following game on inactive list at New Orleans (5/11), the first
game he missed during career... returned as starter one week later and
responded with season-high 91 yards on 21 carries and one TD versus
Carolina (12/11)... scored the first TD in the St. Louis Trans World
Dome with a one-yard run... produced season-long-and second longest
of his career-run of 41 yards... also had a season high three receptions
at Atlanta (19/11)
saw limited action at Buffalo, rushing only
once for three yards in second quarter for lowest output of career...
scored third TD of season on fourth down play at Washington (17/12)...
caught season-high 25 yards, including long of 19 yards versus Miami
reported late to training camp in contract dispute (4/8).
Registered second consecutive 1,000-yard rushing season by collecting
1,025 yards on 319 carries, finishing fourth in NFC and ninth in NFL...
named to NFC Pro Bowl squad for second consecutive year; first Rams
running back since Eric Dickerson (1985-96) to earn honor in first two
NFL seasons and first Rams player to earn back-to-back honors since
tackle Jackie Slater (1988-89)... was one of four offensive players
to start every game... was club's first back-to-back 1,000 yard rusher
since Greg Bell's 1,212 in 1988 and 1,137 in 1989... was fifth on club
in receptions with 31 for career-best 293 yards... finished fifth in
the NFC in total yardage with 1,318 yards... gained season-high 132
yards on 35 carries in the Rams' 16-0 win at Kansas City (25/9), fourth
best effort of career
recorded four straight 100-yard rushing
games in Weeks 2 through 5 (11/9-2/10), matching a personal mark set
in 1993... was two shy of club record six which Eric Dickerson set in
1984... eclipsed 2,000-rushing yard barrier for career after gaining
65 yards on 22 carries versus Green Bay (9/10)
had season and
career-high 34-yard reception in 17-10 win over N.Y. Giants (16/10)...
recorded career-high six receptions for 21 yards in Rams' 27-21 victory
in Week 10 over Denver (6/11)... scored first two-point conversion in
club history in fourth quarter at San Francisco (20/11) and ended with
two for the season... caught first career TD pass on three-yard reception
in Week 14 versus New Orleans (4/12).
Received several postseason honors including Associated Press, Pro Football
Weekly The Sporting News, and Pro Football Writers Association Rookie
of Year honors... shared 1993 NFL Rookie of Year award with former Notre
Dame teammate and Seattle QB Rick Mirer... finished rookie season with
seventh-best rookie rushing total in league history and fourth-highest
single-season rushing total in Rams history... also was recipient of
Carroll Rosenbloom and Dan Reeves award given to Rams' Most Valuable
Player and Rookie of the Year... finished second in NFL in rushing yards
(57 yards behind Dallas' Emmitt Smith for rushing title) and third in
league in total yards from scrimmage (behind Buffalo's Thurman Thomas
and Smith)... became first Rams rookie to rush for more than 1,000 yards
since Eric Dickerson ran for 1,808 in 1983... was first Rams rookie
to make Pro Bowl since 1985 (P Dale Hatcher) and first running back
since 1987 (Charles White)... joined defensive tackle Sean Gilbert to
become first Ram to make Pro Bowl since 1990... recorded seven 100-yard
games (most by Rams running back since Charles White had seven in 1987),
tying Emmitt Smith and Thurman Thomas for league high registered first
100-yard game of career versus New Orleans (3/10) with 102 yards became
eighth rookie back in NFL history to run for 200 yards in single game
with career-high 212-yard performance against Saints (12/12)... was
first rookie to accomplish feat since Bo Jackson ran for 221 yards against
Seattle in 1987... set Rams' record for most attempts rushing in a single
game with 39 carries for 146 yards in season finale against Chicago
(2/1/94)... became only second back in 22 games to rush for more than
100 yards against a Dave Wannstedt-coached defense... had five catches
for career-high 71 yards against Bears (2/1/94)... registered career-high
217 yards from scrimmage against Chicago (146 rushing,71 receiving)...
was 10th selection in the 1993 NFL Draft.
COLLEGE: Finished college career at Notre Dame with 337 carries
for 1,912 yards (5.7 avg.), 27 TDs and 32 receptions for 429 yards (13.4
avg.). Closed college career with 75 yards on 20 carries and two TDs
Versus Texas A&M in Cotton Bowl.
note that any dates are in English, for example 2/12 would be the 2nd
of December - not the 12th of February as our friends in the USA will
read it as. Stats are from the Steelers media guide.