Eric Dickerson's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1983 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1984 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1986 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1987 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1988 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW)

All-NFC: 1983 (UPI, PW), 1984 (UPI, PW), 1986 (UPI, PW)

All-AFC: 1987 (UPI, PW), 1988 (UPI, PW)

(6) – 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990

(at time of his retirement following 1993 season)
 

• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 2,105 (1984)
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Rookie Season – 1,808 (1983)
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Rookie Season – 390 (1983)
• [1st] Most Consecutive Seasons 1,000 or More Yards, Rushing – 7 (1983-1989)
• [1st] Most Touchdowns Rookie Season, Rushing – 18 (1983)
• [1st] Most Attempts Rookie Season, Combined Net Yards – 442 (1983)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Games 100 or More Yards Rushing, Season – 12 (1984)
• [2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Career – 13,259
• [2nd] Most Touchdowns, Rookie Season – 20 (1983)
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 2,996
• [2nd] Most Games 100 or More Yards Rushing, Career – 64
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 404 (1986)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading League, Rushing – 4 (1983-1984, 1986, 1988)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading League, Combined Net Yards Gained – 3 (1983-1984, 1986)
• [3rd] Most Attempts Career, Combined Net Yards – 3,293
• [3rd] Most Attempts Season, Combined Net Yards – 442 (1983)
• [3rd] Most Net Yards Gained, Rookie Season – 2,212 (1983)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Games 200 or More Yards Rushing, Career – 3
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Games 200 or More Yards Rushing, Season – 2 (1984)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Seasons 1,000 or More Yards, Rushing – 7 (1983-1989)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Rushing – 2 (1983-1984)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Seasons Leading League, Rushing Attempts – 3 (1983, 1986, 1988)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Combined Net Yards Gained – 2 (1983-1984)

Post-Season Records

• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 248 (vs. Dallas, Jan. 4, 1986)
• [3rd] Highest Average Gain Rushing, Career (75 attempts) – 4.89 (seven games)

Rams’ records held by Dickerson
(Records through the 1987 season, Dickerson's last season with Los Angeles)

• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Career – 7,245
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Playoff Game – 248 (vs. Dallas, Jan. 4, 1985)
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 1,525
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 404 (1986)
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 38 (vs. St. Louis, Sept. 7, 1986)
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 2,105 (1984)
• [1st] Most Touchdowns, Career – 58
• [1st] Most Touchdowns, Season – 20 (1983)
• [2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,821 (1986)
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 390 (1983)
• [2nd] Longest Run From Scrimmage – 85 (vs. Jets, Sept. 25, 1983)
• [3rd] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 215 (vs. Houston, Oct. 9, 1984)
• [3rd] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,808 (1983)
• [3rd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 379 (1984)
• [3rd] Most Points, Season – 120 (20 TDs, 1983)
• [3rd] Most Touchdown, Season – 14 (1984, 1985)

 


Colts' records held by Dickerson
(Records through the 1991 season, Dickerson's last season with Indianapolis)

 

• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,659 (1988)
• [1st] Most Points Scored, Game – 24 (vs. Denver, Oct. 31, 1988)
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 388 (1988)
• [1st] Most Touchdowns Rushing, Game – 4 (vs. Denver, Oct. 31, 1988)
• [1st] Most 100-Yard Rushing Games, Career – 24
• [1st] Most 100-Yard Rushing Games, Season – 8 (1988)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdowns Scored, Game – 4 (vs. Denver, Oct. 31, 1988)
• [2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Career – 5,194
• [2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,311 (1989)
• [2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 196 (vs. Tampa Bay, Dec. 27, 1987)
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 1,258
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 314 (1989)
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 36 (vs. Buffalo, Dec. 18, 1988)
• [2nd] Most Touchdowns Rushing, Season – 14 (1988)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns Scored, Season – 15 (1988)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 35 (vs. San Diego, Nov. 8, 1987)

League Statistical Championships
Rushing Titles: 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988

AFC Statistical Championships
Rushing Titles: 1987, 1988
Touchdown Titles: 1988*

NFC Statistical Championships
Rushing Titles: 1983, 1984, 1986
Touchdown Titles: 1984*

Team Statistical Championships
Rushing Titles: 1983LA, 1984 LA, 1985 LA, 1986 LA, 1987 Ind, 1988 Ind, 1989 Ind, 1990 Ind, 1991 Ind, 1992 Raid
Scoring Titles: 1983 LA

* Tied; LA Los Angeles Rams; Ind Indianapolis Colts; Raid Los Angles Raiders

• 1983 Rookie of the Year (PFWA, NEA)
• 1983 NFC Rookie of the Year (UPI)
• 1983 Offensive Rookie of the Year (AP, PW)
• 1983 MVP/Player of the Year (SN)
• 1983 NFC Most Valuable Player (UPI)
• 1984 NFC Most Valuable Player (UPI)
• 1986 Offensive Player of the Year/MVP (AP)
• 1986 NFC Offensive Player of the Year/MVP (UPI)
• 1980s All-Decade Team

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1983 Los Angeles Rams 9 7 0 (2nd)
1984 Los Angeles Rams 10 6 0 (2nd)
1985 Los Angeles Rams 11 5 0 (1st)
1986 Los Angeles Rams 10 6 0 (2nd)
1987 Indianapolis Colts 9 6 0 (1st)
1988 Indianapolis Colts 9 7 0 (2nd)
1989 Indianapolis Colts 8 8 0 (2nd)
1990 Indianapolis Colts 7 9 0 (3rd)
1991 Indianapolis Colts 1 15 0 (5th)
1992 Los Angeles Raiders 7 9 0 (4th)
1993 Atlanta Falcons 6 10 0 (3rd)

 

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