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.
When Emmitt Smith was 22 years, he became the youngest player to lead the league in rushing.
Emmitt Smith was the first running back to rush for more than 100 yards in a playoff game against the Chicago Bears, a record dating back to 1932.
Emmitt Smith played football at the Salvation Army as a young child.
Emmitt Smith is the son of son of Mary and Emmitt Smith Jr. He has two sisters, Marsha and Connie, and three brothers, Erik, Emil and Emory.
Emmitt Smith was drafted by the Cowboys in the first round of the 1990 draft.
Emmitt Smith wore number 22 for the Dallas Cowboys.
Emmitt Smith is the all-time NFL rushing yards leader with 18,355 yards and he is also the all-time NFL rushing touchdown leader with 164 touchdowns.
Emmitt Smith was named Superbowl MVP at Superbowl XXVIII.
In 1990, Emmitt Smith was named Rookie of the Year.
Emmitt Smith retired from NFL on February 3, 2005.
In 2010, Emmitt Smith will be eligible for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In September 2005, Emmitt Smith became a studio analyst on the NFL Total Access.
Emmitt Smith is a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
Emmitt Smith married his wife, Patricia Southall, on April 22, 2000.
Emmith Smith's partner on Dancing With The Stars was Cheryl Burke.
Emmitt Smith was crowded the winner of season three of Dancing With The Stars.
The sum of his rushing yards, receiving yards (3,224) and fumble return yards(-15), gave him a total of 21,564 yards from the line of scrimmage, making him one of only four players in NFL history to pass the 21,000-combined yards mark.
His childhood hero was Walter Payton.
He is 5'10" tall and weighs 216 lbs.
Smith was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.
He attended Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida and finished his career there with 8804 rushing yards and 106 touchdowns.
Smith has been in eight pro bowls.
Smith played as a running back.
Emmitt has often told the media that his childhood dream was to play for the Dallas Cowboys.
Emmitt Smith will forever be immortalized in Dallas and NFL history as a member of "the Triplets." Throughout most of the 90's he, Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin dominated the Cowboys offense and most games they played in.
When playing as an Arizona Cardinal against the New Orleans Saints, Emmitt became the oldest player to throw his first touchdown pass when he threw a 21-yard bomb to fullback Obafemi Ayanbadejo.
On September 19, 2005 Emmitt, along with Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin, was inducted into the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor.
In order to officially retire as a Cowboy, Emmitt signed a one-day contract for no money with Dallas in 2005.
Emmitt holds 58 school records at the University of Florida. He earned the single game rushing record in his first start.
Emmitt was the star halfback for the University of Florida until he was a junior when he became eligible for the pro draft.
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.