Earl Campbell was one of the most punishing backs to ever play the game.
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In 1954 Landry became a player/coach for the Giants and stayed on as the defensive coordinator until 1959. In 1960 Landry was introduced as the new head coach of the Dallas Cowboys and would remain such until 1988. Over the course of his 29-year tenure with the Cowboys he won two Super Bowls (VI/XII), 5 NFC Championships and set a franchise record with 250 career victories. However, this feature is the greatest NFL players and not the greatest NFL icons. While Landry did make the Pro Bowl in 1954 and is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he can’t be described as the greatest NFL player from
After winning the Heisman Trophy at
In 6 seasons with the Oilers and 2 for the New Orleans Saints, Earl Campbell rushed for 9,407 yards and 74 touchdowns with a career average of 4.3 yards per attempt. In 1991 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with fellow