Tony Dorsett

Running Back

Tony Dorsett

12 seasons
12,739 rushing yards
398 receptions
3,554 receiving yards
91 total TDs

12

seasons

12,739

rushing yards

398

receptions

3,554

receiving yards

91

total TDs
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"To be a running back in this league at 183 pounds, sometimes I wonder how I played this long. I’m the second-leading rusher and I played 12 seasons when at one point I thought I would only play five. When I leaf through the pages of my scrapbook someday, I can smile about what I have done.”

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(Pittsburgh)...5'11'', 192...Anthony Drew Dorsett, Sr ... 1976 Heisman Trophy winner ... Draft-day trade made him Cowboys’ No. 1 pick, 1977 ... Played in two Super Bowls, five NFC championship games, four Pro Bowls ... All-NFL, 1981 ... NFC rushing champion, 1982 ... Career totals: 12,739 yards rushing; 398 receptions for 3,554 yards, 16,347 combined net yards, 91 touchdowns ... Ran record 99 yards for TD vs. Minnesota, 1982 season finale ... Born April 7, 1954, in Rochester, Pennsylvania.