Jerome Bettis Speaker Profile
Jerome Bettis Biography
Jerome The Bus Bettis was born February 16, 1972 and is a retired American football halfback who played for the NFL's Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. Bettis is sixth on the list of NFL rushing yards leaders. He retired in 2006 after the Steelers won Super Bowl XL in his native Detroit, Michigan.
Bettis finished his 13 NFL seasons as the NFL's 5th all-time leading rusher with 13,662 yards and 91 touchdowns. He also caught 200 passes for 1,449 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, and 2004. Bettis won the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award in 1996, and in 2002 he was the recipient of the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. While Bettis finished with 1,542 more yards than Franco Harris on the NFL's all-time rushing list, Harris remains the Steelers all-time leading rusher because 3,091 of those yards came while Bettis was with the Rams.
Bettis is currently the host of The Jerome Bettis Show on WPXI-TV, filmed at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, airing Saturdays at 7:00 PM and 1:00 AM. He is a commentator for the NFL Network and a former NBC studio analyst for Football Night in America.
The Jerome Bettis Bus Stops Here Foundation and other agencies sponsor the Jerome Bettis Asthma and Sports Camp annually for children with asthma. Bettis has also delivered over 1000 pairs of cleats to children in the Detroit school system.
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Posted on 29 August 2016 | 1:50 pm
Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis spoke at the University of Houston on Thursday, August 18th for their annual Champions Night. During his talk, he spoke for half an hour in the Carl Lewis Auditorium about how hard it is to be an athlete and what it takes to be a champion. Bettis mentioned that he Read More
Posted on 12 March 2016 | 4:29 pm
This past month the Ford-Employees African Ancestry Network held the Heritage Awards where some of Detroit, Michigan’s greatest athletes were celebrated. The keynote speaker for the annual event was none other than Detroit native himself Jerome Bettis who played multiple seasons in the NFL and who joined the NFL Hall of Fame in 2015. Jerome Read More
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 4:48 pm
Pittsburgh Steelers Jerome “The Bus” Bettis got to take part in this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 8th, as he joined the club with six other deserving former players to make this the largest ceremony since 1967. During his speech Bettis made sure to credit all of those people who helped him Read More
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