Today in Sports History: December 9

By Jonah Sharf

On December 9, 1984, LA Rams legend Eric Dickerson broke OJ Simpson’s single season rushing record of 2,003 yards with a 215-yard performance against the Houston Oilers. Dickerson would finish the season with 2,105 yards, a record that stands to this day. Dickerson was one of the greatest running backs of all time, finishing his career with five first-team All-Pro selections and leading the NFL in rushing yards four times. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999. For more about Eric, check out his interview on the LOS Podcast!

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