Jerome Bettis

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Jerome Bettis
Jerome Bettis at Health event, May 2005, cropped.jpg
Bettis in Detroit, 2006.
Position (s):
running back
Jersey number (s):
born on February 16, 1972 in Detroit , Michigan
Career information
Active : 1993 - 2005
NFL Draft : 1993 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
College : Notre Dame
Career statistics
Running yards     13,662
Yards per run     3.9
Touchdowns     94
Stats at
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
Pro Football Hall of Fame

Jerome Bettis (* 16th February 1972 in Detroit ) Nickname: The Bus , is a former American American football poker players in the position of running backs . He played for the Los Angeles / St. Louis Rams and the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL).

Bettis is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and a former Notre Dame Fighting Irish player . It was founded in 1993 by the Los Angeles Rams drafted , in 1995 by St. Louis moved. Since 1996 he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers , who were coached by Bill Cowher . He ended his career in 2006 with a 21:10 triumph over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL in his hometown of Detroit . During his active career, Bettis achieved 15,111 yards of space gain and 94 touchdowns (564 points), of which 13,662 yards and 91 touchdowns from runs, and 1,449 yards and three touchdowns from pass catches, for his teams in regular season games . In the play-offs he reached nine touchdowns - all by runs - and a total of 731 yards, spread over 674 yards and 57 yards by pass catches. He has been a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame since 2015 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Annual Statistics of the Steelers 2005
  2. Super Bowl XL statistics