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Eric Dickerson

School: Southern Methodist
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1982
Heisman Voting: 3rd in 1982

Draft: 1st round, 2nd overall of the 1983 NFL draft by the Los Angeles Rams

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1979 Southern Methodist SWC RB 11 115 477 4.1 6 6 35 5.8 0 121 512 4.2 6
1980 Southern Methodist SWC RB 11 188 928 4.9 5 6 93 15.5 1 194 1021 5.3 6
1981 Southern Methodist SWC RB 11 255 1428 5.6 19 1 2 2.0 0 256 1430 5.6 19
1982 Southern Methodist SWC RB 11 232 1617 7.0 17 6 60 10.0 0 238 1677 7.0 17
Career Southern Methodist 790 4450 5.6 47 19 190 10.0 1 809 4640 5.7 48

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1982 Consensus All-America

Heisman Voting
1982 465 Points (3rd)

Rush Attempts
1980 SWC 188 (4th)
1981 SWC 255 (1st)
1982 SWC 232 (1st)
Career SWC** 790 (3rd)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Yards
1980 SWC 928 (2nd)
1981 NCAA 1428 (6th)
1981 SWC 1428 (1st)
1982 NCAA 1617 (4th)
1982 SWC 1617 (1st)
Career SWC** 4450 (3rd)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1980 SWC 4.9 (6th)
1981 SWC 5.6 (2nd)
1982 NCAA 7.0 (5th)
1982 SWC 7.0 (1st)
Career SWC** 5.6 (12th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Touchdowns
1979 SWC 6 (6th)
1980 SWC 5 (8th)
1981 NCAA 19 (2nd)
1981 SWC 19 (1st)
1982 NCAA 17 (3rd)
1982 SWC 17 (1st)
Career SWC** 47 (1st)

** From 1956 to 1995

Plays From Scrimmage
1980 SWC 194 (4th)
1981 SWC 256 (1st)
1982 SWC 238 (1st)
Career SWC** 809 (4th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Yards From Scrimmage
1980 SWC 1021 (3rd)
1981 SWC 1430 (1st)
1982 NCAA 1677 (4th)
1982 SWC 1677 (1st)
Career SWC** 4640 (4th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1979 SWC 6 (8th)
1980 SWC 6 (6th)
1981 NCAA 19 (3rd)
1981 SWC 19 (1st)
1982 NCAA 17 (3rd)
1982 SWC 17 (1st)
Career SWC** 48 (2nd)

** From 1956 to 1995

Total Plays
1981 SWC 255 (8th)
1982 SWC 232 (8th)

Total Yards
1980 SWC 928 (10th)
1981 SWC 1428 (6th)
1982 SWC 1617 (3rd)

Total Touchdowns
1979 SWC 6 (10th)
1981 SWC 19 (2nd)
1982 SWC 17 (2nd)
Career SWC** 47 (12th)

** From 1956 to 1995