Eric Demetric Dickerson is a former college and professional American football player. He played as a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons during 80’s and 90’s. He is also known as an actor for playing movies like: NFL Monday Night Football (1970), The Comebacks (2007) and O.J.: A Study in Black and White (2002). Dickerson was born in a small town of Sealy, Texas, in September 2, 1960 to his parents Richard Seal and Helen Dickerson. He was raised by his uncle and aunt after his mother decided not marry his father, Richard at the young age of 17. Under African American Ethnicity he holds an American citizenship. Being a skinny kid who wore glasses, He sent the earlier years of his life being bullied and teased by the other kids in the neighborhood. However, once when he started playing football, everyone saw an entire other side of Dickerson. When he reached 7th grade, he was making himself recognized as a running back.
Salary and Net worth : how much is Eric Dickerson net worth?
After school entering Sealy High School, Dickerson became a part of the track team and the state 100-yard dash championship with an unbeatable time 9.4 seconds. He led Sealy to the State high School Class AA Championship by rushing for 2,642 yards and 37 touchdowns, which made him earn the title of a 1978 Parade magazine All-American. Eric became a part of the NFL draft in 1983 on behalf of the Angeles Rams. However, he struggled at the start of his professional career, and his first game was a loss against the Dallas cowboys, continuously second and third game were failures similar to the first one. He scored 85-yards (fourth game) and 199 yards (fifth game), resulted in Dickerson finishing the season as a NFL’s top rusher with 1,808 yards. Dickerson set rookie records for the highest number of rushing attempts, 390, along with 18 rushing touchdowns, earning himself the NFL Rookie of the Year honors.
Dickerson beat O.J Simpson’s single-season rushing record with a total of 2,105 yards as compared to the former’s 2,003 during the second season. He played for Rams for two more years before he signed off to Indianapolis Colts in 1987. Four seasons later, he became a part of the Los Angeles Raiders. The same year, Eric retired as a football player without ever playing in the Super Bowl. However, he managed to make it to the hall of Fame in 1999. He continued to work off the field and became involved in youth programs. His current net worth is estimated $10 million.
Marriage and dating : who is Eric Dickerson wife?
Eric Dickerson married to Penny Sutton. He started a youth sports foundation with his wife, Penny Sutton. This couple has one son Dallis Dickerson and a daughter Erica Dickerson. Erica has been in the spotlight of the media because of her relationship with the famous gangster rapper Freddie Gibbs. Erica and Gibbs got engaged and going to get marry soon. Last Year Freddie Gibbs faces rape charges Eric says to media Gibbs is not guilty, I know Freddie and I know his character.
Height, weight and Measurement : how tall is Eric Dickerson?
Eric is a very tall guy with the height of 1.91 m which is 6ft 3 inches. Bald haired, black eyed Eric has 100 kg weight, which doesn’t look bad on his height. His star sign is Virgo.
Wiki and facts: Is Eric Dickerson active in social media sites?
Eric Dickerson can be followed in his official social site Twitter. Beside other popular sites including Wikipedia, IMDB, YouTube and others can be the best option for the detailed information on him.