Emmitt Smith

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Quotes (5)

  • Emmitt: I left the Dallas Cowboys as all-time leading rusher, but when I went to the Arizona Cardinals, a lot of the accolades kind of subsided. Now, Dancing With the Stars has created a launch pad to do other things. I needed this, from a public-image standpoint. I'm done with football. Totally done.

  • Emmitt: Dancing gave me the opportunity to show the world my personality, my determination and my attitude about life. It's been a tremendous ride.

  • Emmitt: For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.

  • Emmitt: You don't get into a competition unless you think you can win.

  • Emmitt: I've given everything I can possible to the game, on and off the field.

Trivia (38)

  • Emmitt Smith has won three Superbowls. They are Superbowls XXVII, XXVIII, and XXX.

  • Emmitt Smith played for the Dallas Cowboys for twelve seasons.

  • In 1996, Emmitt Smith got a Bachelor’s degree in Public Recreation from the University of Florida. He went back to school during each NFL off-season.

  • Emmitt Smith is the sponsor nineteen underserved kids’ college education programs.

  • Emmitt Smith has four children, including his step daughter.

  • Emmitt Smith was voted best athlete, when he played with the Salvation Army Pop Warner League.

  • Both Emmitt Smith's high school football team and college team have the same mascot, the Gators.

  • In 1991, Emmitt Smith became the first member of the Dallas Cowboys to ever lead the NFL in rushing.

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