May. 15th, 1969
Pensacola, Florida, USA
Emmitt Smith's Main TV Roles
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- [27 February 2003] Rather than put owner 'Jerry Jones (V)' in the awkward position of cutting him, Smith volunteered to be released by the Dallas Cowboys after 13 seasons. He will be paid $4.9 million by the Cowboys, which will count against next season's salary cap.
- [27 October 2002] Passed the late 'Walter Payton' (qv) as the leading RB in NFL history. As of the end of the 2002 regular season, Smith has rushed for 17,162 yards on 4,052 carries and scored 153 TDs.
- Dallas Cowboys All-Time Rushing Leader (17,162 yards).
- Began playing football at the Salvation Army as a young child.
- Ranks 93rd on NFL All-Time Rushing Average List (4.163).
- Played two quarters of a playoff game against the New York Giants with a separated shoulder. John Madden called it the most courageous performance he'd ever seen.
- His wife, Patricia, is the ex-wife of actor 'Martin Lawrence (I)' (qv).
- All-Time Leader on NFL Rushing Touchdowns List (164).