Eric Dickerson's Career Capsule
Full name: Eric Demetric Dickerson
Birthdate: September 2, 1960
Birthplace: Sealy, Texas
High School: Sealy (TX)
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 30, 1999
Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 7, 1999
Presenter: Jackie Slater, former Rams teammate
Other Members of the Class of 1999: Tom Mack, Ozzie Newsome, Billy Shaw, Lawrence Taylor
Pro Career: 11 Seasons, 146 Games
Drafted: 1st round (second overall) in 1983 by Los Angeles Rams
Transactions: October 31, 1987 – Dickerson traded from Los Angeles Rams to Indianapolis Colts. The rights to LB Cornelius Bennett from Indianapolis to Buffalo Bills. The Rams received Indianapolis RB Owen Gill and Colts’ No. 1 draft pick (1988 – Aaron Cox, WR, 20th overall), No. 2 draft pick (1988 – Fred Strickland, LB, 47th overall) and No. 2 draft pick (1989 – Frank Stams, LB, 45th overall) plus Bills’ RB Greg Bell and Bills’ No. 1 draft pick (1988 – Gaston Green, RB, 14th overall), No. 1 draft pick (1989 – Cleveland Gary, RB, 26th overall) and No. 2 draft pick (1989 – Darryl Henley, DB, 53rd overall) draft picks. | April 26, 1992 – Dickerson traded from Colts to Los Angeles Raiders in exchange for No. 4 draft pick (1992 – Tony McCoy, DT, 105th overall) and No. 8 draft pick (1992 – Ronald Humphrey, RB, 212th overall).
| July 7, 1993 – Dickerson traded from Raiders to Atlanta Falcons in exchange for conditional No. 6 draft pick (traded to Cincinnati who selected Jerry Reynolds, T, 184th overall).
Uniform Number: 29