Found October 26, 2011 on Fox Sports:
IRVING - One day after DeMarco Murray eclipsed one of his coveted records, NFL all-time rushing leader Emmitt Smith had some words of wisdom for the Dallas Cowboys rookie. "In order to be the best, you must be consistent for a long time," Smith wrote on Twitter. "Hopefully this is the start of things to come." Smith's comments underscored the fact other young runners have had huge days for the Cowboys only to fizzle. The prime example is Julius Jones, who rushed for 198 yards as a rookie in a 43-39 win over Seattle in December 2004, but never fulfilled the promise he had as a second-round pick. Murray, a third-round pick from Oklahoma, gained 253 yards in Sunday's 34-7 drubbing of the winless Rams to eclipse the team mark of 237 Smith set at Philadelphia on Halloween 1993. So is Murray destined to become the next great Cowboys back, joining Smith and fellow Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett? Or will he be a flash in the pan like Jones? Despite his stunning p...
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