Emmitt Smith goes 1-on-1 with Walter Payton's son to discuss first Super Bowl, all-time rushing record

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Emmitt Smith goes 1-on-1 with Walter Payton's son to discuss first Super Bowl, all-time rushing record
Emmitt Smith goes 1-on-1 with Walter Payton's son to discuss first Super Bowl, all-time rushing record

(NEXSTAR) — Emmitt Smith grew up in Florida, but he always envisioned making a name for himself in Texas. “As a young child, I always wanted to play for the Dallas Cowboys,” Smith said. That opportunity would present itself after decorated high-school (Pensacola) and college (University of Florida) careers in Florida and, when Smith got the chance, you could say he ran with it. Smith was selected No. 17 overall by Dallas in the first round of the 1990 draft. He would eventually go on to etch his name in Cowboys' lore, leading the franchise to three Super Bowl titles while breaking NFL legend Walter Payton's all-time rushing record along the way. “It was like a dream come true for me.” Emmitt

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