Jerome Bettis

  • 6x Pro Bowl selection ( 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2004 )
  • 3x All-Pro selection (1993, 1996, 1997)
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1993 )
  • NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1996 )
  • Walter Payton Man of the Year (2001)
  • Super Bowl XL winners

Jerome Bettis ( born February 16, 1972 in Detroit ) Nickname: The bus is a former American professional American football player in the position of running backs. He played for the Los Angeles / St. Louis Rams and the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League ( NFL).

Bettis is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and thus a former player of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In 1993 he was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams, who moved to St. Louis in 1995. Since 1996 he played with the Pittsburgh Steelers, who were coached by Bill Cowher. He finished 2006 with a 21:10 triumph over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL in his hometown of Detroit his career. During his playing career, Bettis reached in regular -season games 15,111 yards and 94 touchdowns space gain (564 points), of which 13,662 yards and 91 touchdowns with barrels, and 1449 yards and three touchdowns by pass catches for his team. In the play-offs he reached nine touchdowns - all by runs - and 731 yards in total, spread over 674 yards running and 57 yards by pass catches.