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Eric Demetric Dickerson (born September 2, 1960) is an American former professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons. Dickerson played college football for the Mustangs of Southern Methodist University and was recognized as an All-American.
Eric Dickerson. Eric Demetric Dickerson (Mr. Benny) Position: RB 6-3, 220lb (190cm, 99kg) Born: September 2, 1960 in Sealy, TX. College: SMU (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 92 (240th overall since 1960) High School: Sealy Draft: Los Angeles Rams in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft.
Eric Dickerson, in full Eric Demetric Dickerson, (born September 2, 1960, Sealy, Texas, U.S.), American professional gridiron football player who was one of the leading running backs in National Football League (NFL) history.
Eric Dickerson, a two-time All-America choice at Southern Methodist, was selected in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams. An immediate success, he established rookie records for most rushing attempts (390), most rushing yards gained (1,808) and most touchdowns rushing (18).
Eric Dickerson Born in a small town of Sealy, Texas, in 1960, Eric Dickerson was raised by his uncle and aunt after his mother decided not to marry his father at the young age of 17. Even though he did not grow up with his father, Dickerson inherited athletic abilities from the former running back of Prairie View College.
Eric Dickerson of the Los Angeles Rams poses before a game against the Houston Oilers in 1984, when he set the NFL’s single-season rushing record with 2,105 yards.
Eric Dickerson talks about why some former players hate the N.F.L., his assumption that he has C.T.E., and why his single-season rushing record isn’t his most unbreakable.
Eric Dickerson on Learning to Love the Rams Again (Almost) The Hall of Famer never got over how the organization treated him during his prime. Time, a return to L.A. and a Super Bowl are changing ...
Career Stats for RB Eric Dickerson The official source for NFL news, video highlights, fantasy football, game-day coverage, schedules, stats, scores and more. Skip to main content
938K views 7 years ago. Here are some highlights of RB Eric Dickerson's career as he is featured in NFL Films "The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players" (original air date in 2010).