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Video: Jerome Bettis Surprises Mississippi State’s Players, Gives Motivational Speech

There are many who believe that Mississippi State has a chance to make some serious noise in the SEC this season. Apparently, you can count former NFL star running back Jerome Bettis among them. Bettis, who was once teammates with Bulldogs assistant coach Deshea Townsend, stopped by the school’s campus to give a pep talk to the Bulldogs. Bettis speaks about what it took for him...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Steeler Jerome Bettis: Emmanuel Sanders’ Comments Were ‘Disrespectful’

Yesterday, Pro Football Talk seized upon a sound bite from former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders during his appearance on a Denver radio show late last week, during which he said that his new quarterback with the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning, was “a far better leader” than Ben Roethlisberger. The clip has been given […] Former Steeler Jerome Bettis: Emmanuel...
Via Steelers Depot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis Not Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The fourth time was apparently not the charm for former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis as he was not selected as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2014, according to Alby Oxenreiter of WPXI-TV. BREAKING: My sources tell me that Jerome Bettis did NOT make the HOF for a 4th straight year. #WPXI — Alby Oxenreiter (@albyox) February 1, 2014 Bettis...
Via Steelers Depot
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ben Roethlisberger says Bettis is the Pittsburgh Steelers; deserves HOF

Pittsburgh Steelers former running back Jerome Bettis is  up for the Hall of Fame in 2014, and he deserves the call in my opinion.  Well today when Big Ben was asked about Jerome he too agreed with me. “He is one of the best of all time. His numbers, he has a Super Bowl. What […]The post Big Ben Roethlisberger says Bettis is the Pittsburgh Steelers; deserves HOF appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis: Steelers did the least amount of work in the AFC North to improve themselves

Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was a guest on the ”Dave Dameshek Football Program” and stated that he believes Pittsburgh did the least amount of work in the offseason to get better in the AFC North. “The question mark in the division is the Steelers,” Bettis said, via “How will they perform? Will they be able to run the football? Will the defense...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Are Voters Holding Jerome Bettis Out Of The Hall Of Fame Because Of His YPC Average?

The third time was not the charm for former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis as he was not elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2013 on Saturday. Most of the arguments I have read as to why Bettis should not get in right now seem to revolve around the fact that he finished his career with less than a 4.0 yards per average. If indeed this is the general...
Via Steelers Depot
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis prepares to take his final bow on his own terms

Ray Lewis might not win the Super Bowl for the Baltimore Ravens during the final game of his career. He might not even have a lot to do with it.  He might be the leading tackler, or he may simply be the emotional leader he’s been during the final few months of his career. But don’t believe for a minute, that although this is Joe Flacco’s team, this is anything but Lewis’s...
Via Players View
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bettis Thinks Wallace Is Playing Hardball With The Wrong Team

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was a guest Thursday morning on the NFL AM show on the NFL Network and he was asked if restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, who has yet to sign his one-year tender offer and report training camp, is playing hardball with the wrong team. "I really think he is," said Bettis. "I think when you go through...
Via Steelers Depot
August 09, 2012  |  1 Comment

Pro Football Hall Of Fame: Curtis Martin vs. Jerome Bettis

Statistically speaking, Jerome Bettis and Curtis Martin had very similar careers. In 11 seasons, Martin rushed for 14,101 yards and 90 touchdowns. He averaged 4.0 yards per carry for his career. As a receiver, Martin totaled 484 receptions for 3,329 yards and 10 touchdowns. He had 29 career fumbles.   Martin played in 10 career playoff games, and has impressive postseason stats...
Via Football Nation
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Only Jerome Bettis Until Steelers Open Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers will report to training camp in Latrobe on July 25, 2012 - only 36 days from today. We're taking a quick look at current and former Steelers as we countdown to football.What can you say about Jerome Bettis? One of the greatest power backs ever to play the game, Bettis spent the bulk of his illustrious career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. His huge build...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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