How old was Emmitt Smith when he started in the NFL?

Answer Emmitt Smith, born May 15, 1969, was the first draft selection of the Dallas Cowboys in the 1990 NFL draft. He was 21 years old when he started his first regular season NFL game in September of 199... Read More »

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When did Emmitt Smith retire?

Emmitt Smith, the NFL's all-time leading rusher as of 2010 and owner of three Super Bowl rings, announced his retirement on Feb. 3, 2005. Smith, who spent 13 of his 15 NFL seasons with the Dallas C... Read More »

What college did Emmitt Smith go to?

Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith attended college at the University of Florida from 1987 to 1989. He entered the NFL draft early instead of finishing his senior year. Smith went on to become ... Read More »

Is Emmitt Smith married?

Emmitt Smith is married to Patricia Southall. Patricia is the ex-wife of actor Martin Lawrence. Emmitt and Patricia got married on April 22, 2000. He has three children, including a daughter, Regan... Read More »

How many records does Emmitt Smith hold?

Emmitt Smith holds four major NFL records. He holds the record for the NFL's all-time leading rusher, career rushing touchdowns, career rushing attempts and most 1,000 yard rushing seasons. Additio... Read More »