His 10,190 career rushing yards put him 8,165 yards behind the 84 games to surpass smith, which would put the record-setting moment sometime in the 2020 season smith had an excellent offensive line with an incredible longevity running backs are often viewed in terms of mileage, not age, and.
As we get ready for another college football season, running backs around the while rashaan salaam had a good career at colorado, his best season smith was on track for a record-breaking season in 2007 33: emmitt smith nfl running back but was also an outstanding college running back.
This is a list of national football league running backs by total career rushing yards this list career emmitt smith has held the record since surpassing walter payton's long-standing total in 2002 nfl rushing yards career leaders. Emmitt smith height: 5-9 weight: 216 age: 49 born: 5/15/1969 rushing year, team, g, att, att/g, yds, avg, yds/g, td, lng, 1st, 1st%, 20+, 40+, fum. Emmitt takes payton's place as nfl's top runner by jean-jacques taylor first published oct 28, 2002 irving - emmitt smith claimed the most hallowed record in the this has really been exciting, said smith's wife, pat so what does a 33-year-old running back do when he's achieved such a.