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Eric Dickerson

Eric Demetric Dickerson

Position: RB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: September 2, 1960 in Sealy, TX
High School: Sealy
College: SMU   (school history)    (Dickerson college stats)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 91 (195th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1999

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


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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #11. Dick Butkus… #12. Willie Lanier… #13. Merlin Olsen… #14. ERIC DICKERSON… #15. Lawrence Taylor… #16. Bobby Bell… #17. Mike Webster… 

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1983*+ 23 RAM RB 29 16 16 390 1808 18 85 4.6 113.0 24.4 51 404 7.9 2 37 3.2 25.3 2212 20 13 15
1984*+ 24 RAM RB 29 16 16 379 2105 14 66 5.6 131.6 23.7 21 139 6.6 0 19 1.3 8.7 2244 14 14 17
1985 25 RAM RB 29 14 14 292 1234 12 43 4.2 88.1 20.9 20 126 6.3 0 33 1.4 9.0 1360 12 10 9
1986*+ 26 RAM RB 29 16 16 404 1821 11 42 4.5 113.8 25.3 26 205 7.9 0 28 1.6 12.8 2026 11 12 13
1987*+ 27 2TM 12 10 283 1288 6 57 4.6 107.3 23.6 18 171 9.5 0 28 1.5 14.3 1459 6 7 11
IND RB 29 9 8 223 1011 5 53 4.5 112.3 24.8 13 133 10.2 0 28 1.4 14.8 1144 5 5 9
RAM rb 29 3 2 60 277 1 57 4.6 92.3 20.0 5 38 7.6 0 13 1.7 12.7 315 1 2 2
1988*+ 28 IND RB 29 16 16 388 1659 14 41 4.3 103.7 24.3 36 377 10.5 1 50 2.3 23.6 2036 15 5 19
1989* 29 IND RB 29 15 14 314 1311 7 21 4.2 87.4 20.9 30 211 7.0 1 22 2.0 14.1 1522 8 10 10
1990 30 IND RB 29 11 8 166 677 4 43 4.1 61.5 15.1 18 92 5.1 0 17 1.6 8.4 769 4 0 6
1991 31 IND RB 29 10 9 167 536 2 28 3.2 53.6 16.7 41 269 6.6 1 26 4.1 26.9 805 3 6 4
1992 32 RAI RB 29 16 15 187 729 2 40 3.9 45.6 11.7 14 85 6.1 1 15 0.9 5.3 814 3 1 5
1993 33 ATL rb 29 4 2 26 91 0 10 3.5 22.8 6.5 6 58 9.7 0 30 1.5 14.5 149 0 0 1
Career 146 136 2996 13259 90 85 4.4 90.8 20.5 281 2137 7.6 6 50 1.9 14.6 15396 96 78 110
5 yrs IND 61 55 1258 5194 32 53 4.1 85.1 20.6 138 1082 7.8 3 50 2.3 17.7 6276 35 26 48
5 yrs RAM 65 64 1525 7245 56 85 4.8 111.5 23.5 123 912 7.4 2 37 1.9 14.0 8157 58 51 56
1 yr ATL 4 2 26 91 0 10 3.5 22.8 6.5 6 58 9.7 0 30 1.5 14.5 149 0 0 1
1 yr RAI 16 15 187 729 2 40 3.9 45.6 11.7 14 85 6.1 1 15 0.9 5.3 814 3 1 5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1983*+ 23 RAM RB 29 16 16 0 13 1 0 0
1984*+ 24 RAM RB 29 16 16 0 14 4 15 0
1985 25 RAM RB 29 14 14 0 10 3 0 0
1986*+ 26 RAM RB 29 16 16 0 12 2 0 0
1987*+ 27 2TM 12 10 0 7 3 0 0
IND RB 29 9 8 0 5 3 0 0
RAM rb 29 3 2 0 2 0 0 0
1988*+ 28 IND RB 29 16 16 0 5 1 0 0
1989* 29 IND RB 29 15 14 0 10 0 0 0
1991 31 IND RB 29 10 9 0 6 1 0 0
1992 32 RAI RB 29 16 15 0 1 0 0 0
1993 33 ATL rb 29 4 2 0 0 1 0 0
Career 146 136 0 78 16 15 0
5 yrs IND 61 55 0 26 5 0 0
5 yrs RAM 65 64 0 51 10 15 0
1 yr ATL 4 2 0 0 1 0 0
1 yr RAI 16 15 0 1 0 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1984*+ 24 RAM RB 29 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
1986*+ 26 RAM RB 29 16 16 1 1 100.0 15 1 100.0 0 0.0 15 15.0 35.0 15.0 0.9 158.3 0 0 15.00 35.00 0.0
1989* 29 IND RB 29 15 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 6 -6.00 -6.00 100.0
Career 146 136 1 2 50.0 15 1 50.0 1 50.0 15 7.5 -5.0 15.0 0.1 75.0 1 6 3.00 -5.33 33.3
5 yrs IND 61 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 6 -6.00 -6.00 100.0
5 yrs RAM 65 64 1 2 50.0 15 1 50.0 1 50.0 15 7.5 -5.0 15.0 0.2 75.0 0 0 7.50 -5.00 0.0
1 yr ATL 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 yr RAI 16 15 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
1983*+ 23 RAM RB 29 16 16 18 2 20 120
1984*+ 24 RAM RB 29 16 16 14 14 84
1985 25 RAM RB 29 14 14 12 12 72
1986*+ 26 RAM RB 29 16 16 11 11 66
1987*+ 27 2TM 12 10 6 6 36
IND RB 29 9 8 5 5 30
RAM rb 29 3 2 1 1 6
1988*+ 28 IND RB 29 16 16 14 1 15 90
1989* 29 IND RB 29 15 14 7 1 8 48
1990 30 IND RB 29 11 8 4 4 24
1991 31 IND RB 29 10 9 2 1 3 18
1992 32 RAI RB 29 16 15 2 1 3 18
Career 146 136 90 6 96 576
5 yrs IND 61 55 32 3 35 210
5 yrs RAM 65 64 56 2 58 348
1 yr ATL 4 2 0
1 yr RAI 16 15 2 1 3 18

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4 Barry Sanders*, Tony Dorsett*, Billy Sims, Lenny Moore*, Leon Hart, Earl Campbell*, John Williams, Ricky Watters, Franco Harris*, Clinton Portis
5 John Williams, Roger Craig, Ricky Watters, Lenny Moore*, Calvin Hill, Chuck Foreman, Warrick Dunn, Terry Metcalf, Bobby Mitchell*, Franco Harris*
6 Ricky Watters, Barry Sanders*, Roger Craig, Bobby Mitchell*, Chuck Foreman, Jim Brown*, Marcus Allen*, Larry Brown, Adrian Peterson, John Williams
7 Bobby Mitchell*, Ricky Watters, Roger Craig, Adrian Peterson, Marcus Allen*, Barry Sanders*, Larry Brown, Chuck Foreman, Jim Brown*, Lenny Moore*
8 Bobby Mitchell*, Roger Craig, Jerry Norton, Marcus Allen*, Walter Payton*, Ricky Watters, John Williams, Jim Taylor*, Adrian Peterson, Hugh McElhenny*
9 Roger Craig, Jerry Norton, Marcus Allen*, Tiki Barber, John Williams, Leroy Kelly*, Frank Gifford*, Charley Taylor*, Hugh McElhenny*, James Brooks
10 Roger Craig, Marcus Allen*, Jerry Norton, Leroy Kelly*, Tiki Barber, John Williams, James Brooks, Jim Taylor*, Ahman Green, Lenny Moore*
11 Roger Craig, Jerry Norton, Marcus Allen*, Hugh McElhenny*, Leroy Kelly*, John Williams, Tiki Barber, Frank Gifford*, Jim Taylor*, James Brooks
Career Roger Craig, Tiki Barber, John Williams, Hugh McElhenny*, James Brooks, Ricky Watters, Ottis Anderson, Ahman Green, Eddie George, Leroy Kelly*

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
1983 23 16 RB 341 191 1 1
1984 24 16 RB 306 184 1 1
1985 25 14 RB 208 57 11 19
1986 26 16 RB 273 135 1 3
1988 28 16 RB 294 154 1 1
1989 29 15 RB 200 80 9 16
1990 30 11 RB 101 32
1991 31 10 RB 99 33
1992 32 16 RB 99 32
1993 33 4 RB 15 95
1936 801