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).