Football Trivia Facts
- With a total of 18,355 yards, Emmitt Smith holds the record for most rushing yards in a single career.
- LaDanian Tomlinson had a record 28 rushing touchdowns in 2006. He also scored three receiving touchdowns, for a record-breaking 31 touchdowns in a single season by a non-quarterback player.
- In 2007, Tom Brady set the record when he completed 50 touchdown passes in a single season.
- Ernie Nevers, a fullback for the Chicago Cardinals, set the record for individual points in a single game on November 28, 1929, when the Cardinals played the Chicago Bears. Nevers scored six touchdowns and kicked for four extra points.
- Tony Dorsett of the Dallas Cowboys was in the record books for his 99-year run from scrimmage in 1983.