Remembering Jerome Bettis’ Hall of Fame Career

August 8, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Saturday, "The Bus" will pull into Canton, Ohio, and park for good at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 
Former Los Angeles and St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis—whose bruising style helped earn him an iconic nickname as one of the most productive runners in NFL history—will enter the Hall of Fame as part of the eight-man 2015 induction class. 
His 13-year career included eight 1,000-yard rushing seasons, 94 total touchdowns and six Pro Bowl selections. The Detroit native retired from the league after winning his first and only Super Bowl in his hometown in 2006.
Bettis will be presented by his brother, John Bettis III. 
Here's a look back at the Hall of Fame career of the running back best known as The Bus.
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