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Jerome Bettis

Jerome Abram Bettis (The Bus) (twitter: @JeromeBettis36)

Position: RB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 252 lbs.

Born: February 16, 1972 in Detroit, MI
High School: MacKenzie
College: Notre Dame   (school history)    (Bettis college stats)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 79 (361st overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Hall of Fame finalist in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #235. Tommy McDonald… #236. Steve McNair… #237. Larry Brown… #238. JEROME BETTIS… #239. Drew Pearson… #240. Dwight White… #241. Cliff Branch… 

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1993*+ 21 RAM RB 36 16 12 294 1429 7 71 4.9 89.3 18.4 0 26 244 9.4 0 28 1.6 15.3 1673 7 4 12
1994* 22 RAM RB 36 16 16 319 1025 3 19 3.2 64.1 19.9 0 31 293 9.5 1 34 1.9 18.3 1318 4 5 8
1995 23 STL RB 36 15 13 183 637 3 41 3.5 42.5 12.2 0 18 106 5.9 0 19 1.2 7.1 743 3 4 4
1996*+ 24 PIT RB 36 16 12 320 1431 11 50 4.5 89.4 20.0 0 22 122 5.5 0 16 1.4 7.6 1553 11 7 11
1997* 25 PIT RB 36 15 15 375 1665 7 34 4.4 111.0 25.0 0 15 110 7.3 2 19 1.0 7.3 1775 9 6 15
1998 26 PIT RB 36 15 15 316 1185 3 42 3.8 79.0 21.1 23 16 90 5.6 0 26 1.1 6.0 1275 3 2 6
1999 27 PIT RB 36 16 16 299 1091 7 35 3.6 68.2 18.7 28 21 110 5.2 0 17 1.3 6.9 1201 7 2 9
2000 28 PIT RB 36 16 16 355 1341 8 30 3.8 83.8 22.2 20 13 97 7.5 0 25 0.8 6.1 1438 8 1 10
2001* 29 PIT RB 36 11 11 225 1072 4 48 4.8 97.5 20.5 10 8 48 6.0 0 16 0.7 4.4 1120 4 3 8
2002 30 PIT RB 36 13 11 187 666 9 41 3.6 51.2 14.4 9 7 57 8.1 0 15 0.5 4.4 723 9 1 5
2003 31 PIT RB 36 16 10 246 811 7 21 3.3 50.7 15.4 22 13 86 6.6 0 16 0.8 5.4 897 7 5 4
2004* 32 PIT RB 36 15 6 250 941 13 29 3.8 62.7 16.7 8 6 46 7.7 0 20 0.4 3.1 987 13 1 7
2005 33 PIT 36 12 0 110 368 9 39 3.3 30.7 9.2 4 4 40 10.0 0 16 0.3 3.3 408 9 0 3
Career 192 153 3479 13662 91 71 3.9 71.2 18.1 124 200 1449 7.2 3 34 1.0 7.5 15111 94 41 102
10 yrs PIT 145 112 2683 10571 78 50 3.9 72.9 18.5 124 125 806 6.4 2 26 0.9 5.6 11377 80 28 78
3 yrs RAM-STL 47 41 796 3091 13 71 3.9 65.8 16.9 0 75 643 8.6 1 34 1.6 13.7 3734 14 13 24

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1993*+ 21 RAM RB 36 16 12 0 4 0 0 0
1994* 22 RAM RB 36 16 16 0 5 3 0 0
1995 23 STL RB 36 15 13 0 4 2 0 0
1996*+ 24 PIT RB 36 16 12 0 7 2 0 0
1997* 25 PIT RB 36 15 15 0 6 1 0 0
1998 26 PIT RB 36 15 15 0 2 0 0 0
1999 27 PIT RB 36 16 16 0 2 3 1 0
2000 28 PIT RB 36 16 16 0 1 1 1 0
2001* 29 PIT RB 36 11 11 0 3 2 0 0
2002 30 PIT RB 36 13 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2003 31 PIT RB 36 16 10 0 5 1 0 0 1 0
2004* 32 PIT RB 36 15 6 0 1 1 0 0
Career 192 153 0 41 16 2 0 2 0
10 yrs PIT 145 112 0 28 11 2 0 2 0
3 yrs RAM-STL 47 41 0 13 5 0 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1999 27 PIT RB 36 16 16 1 1 100.0% 21 1 100.0 0 0.0 21 21.0 41.0 21.0 1.3 158.3 0 0 21.00 41.00 0.0
2000 28 PIT RB 36 16 16 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -22.50 0.0
2001* 29 PIT RB 36 11 11 1 2 50.0% 32 1 50.0 0 0.0 32 16.0 26.0 32.0 2.9 135.4 0 0 16.00 26.00 0.0
2004* 32 PIT RB 36 15 6 1 1 100.0% 10 1 100.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 30.0 10.0 0.7 147.9 0 0 10.00 30.00 0.0
Career 192 153 3 6 50.0% 63 3 50.0 1 16.7 32 10.5 13.0 21.0 0.3 87.5 0 0 10.50 13.00 0.0
10 yrs PIT 145 112 3 6 50.0% 63 3 50.0 1 16.7 32 10.5 13.0 21.0 0.4 87.5 0 0 10.50 13.00 0.0
3 yrs STL-RAM 47 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1993*+ 21 RAM RB 36 16 12 7 7 42
1994* 22 RAM RB 36 16 16 3 1 4 2 28
1995 23 STL RB 36 15 13 3 3 18
1996*+ 24 PIT RB 36 16 12 11 11 66
1997* 25 PIT RB 36 15 15 7 2 9 54
1998 26 PIT RB 36 15 15 3 3 18
1999 27 PIT RB 36 16 16 7 7 42
2000 28 PIT RB 36 16 16 8 8 48
2001* 29 PIT RB 36 11 11 4 4 24
2002 30 PIT RB 36 13 11 9 9 54
2003 31 PIT RB 36 16 10 7 7 1 44
2004* 32 PIT RB 36 15 6 13 13 78
2005 33 PIT 36 12 0 9 9 54
Career 192 153 91 3 94 3 570
10 yrs PIT 145 112 78 2 80 1 482
3 yrs RAM-STL 47 41 13 1 14 2 88

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1993 21 16 RB 209 96 2 5
1994 22 16 RB 160 32 12 38
1995 23 15 RB 92 40
1996 24 16 RB 221 93 7 13
1997 25 15 RB 232 98 4 4
1998 26 15 RB 146 18 20 50
1999 27 16 RB 167 37 16 37
2000 28 16 RB 190 31 19 49
2001 29 11 RB 141 6 21 66
2002 30 13 RB 126 30
2003 31 16 RB 134 26
2004 32 15 RB 181 24 18 55
2005 33 12 RB 95 36
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