Earl Campbell's Career Capsule

Full Name: Earl Christian Campbell

Birthdate: March 29, 1955

Birthplace: Tyler, Texas

High School: John Tyler (Tyler, TX)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 26, 1991

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: July 27, 1991

Presenter: Bum Phillips, Campbell’s head coach with Oilers and Saints

Other Members of the Class of 1991: John Hannah, Stan Jones, Tex Schramm, Jan Stenerud

Pro Career: 8 Seasons, 115 Games

Drafted: 1st round (1st player overall) in 1978 by Houston Oilers

Transactions: October 9, 1984 – Campbell traded from Houston Oilers to New Orleans Saints in exchange for No. 1 draft pick, 1985 (11th overall - DB Richard Johnson, Wisconsin).

Uniform Number: #34 with Oilers. (Also wore #35 with Saints).