Former All-Pro Running Back
Career Highlights: Considered one of the greatest powerful running backs of his era, Jerome Bettis was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2015. Nicknamed “The Bus,” the 13-year All-Pro rushed for 13,662 career yards and retired following the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the 2006 Super Bowl. Picked 10th overall by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1993 NFL Draft out of Notre Dame, Bettis began his successful rookie campaign rushing for 1,429 yards. He received post-season honors including the Co-Rookie of the Year award, the Sporting News Rookie of the Year, and the Rams MVP award. A six-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time AP First-Team All-Pro, Bettis played the first three years of his career with the Rams before being traded to the Steelers where he played for 10 more illustrious seasons. A member of the 10,000 yards rushing club, Bettis was one of only eight players in history to rush for 1,000 yards for eight or more seasons. Other Bettis accolades include 1996 Comeback Player of the Year, three-time Steelers MVP and the Walter Payton Man of the Year for his contributions to the community.