Eric Demetri Dickerson (born September 2, 1960) is a former college and professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. Dickerson played college football for the SMU Mustangs of Southern Methodist University and was recognized as an All-American.
Marshall William Faulk (born February 26, 1973) is a former American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He played college football for San Diego State University, and was a two-time consensus All-American.
AUSTIN — Earl Campbell, one of the most celebrated football heroes in Texas, leaned on a metal walker and shuffled to the front of his office last week to greet visitors. He said he has had both knees replaced and had four back surgeries and battled substance abuse since his playing career ended three decades ago.
Cleveland, though, has had its share of sterling wide receivers. That, despite the fact that during much of Browns' history, they were regarded as a run-oriented team, featuring backs such as Marion Motley, Jim Brown, Leroy Kelly, Greg Pruitt, Mike Pruitt, Earnest Byner and Kevin Mack.
LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is a former professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He played the majority of his career with the San Diego Chargers, who selected him with the fifth overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft.
Simpson stated, “I am elated to be a part of an up and coming organization like the Phantoms. I will show the fans, the community and the world what fast paced football is all about.” Last season, Simpson was ranked 12th in the league for receptions with 52 and 7.8 yards per catch.