- Corey was chosen
Junior College Offensive Back of the Year by College Sports
- Corey’s 222
yards in the first quarter against San Jose State in 1996 broke the
mark of 214 yards by Andre Herrera of Southern Illinois in 1976.
- Corey was named
the 1997 AFC Rookie of the Year by the NFL Players Association.
- In 1999, Corey
became the first Bengal since Pete Johnson in 1980 to rush for 100 yards
or more in three straight games.
- Corey’s 96-yard
touchdown run at Detroit in 2001 stands as the longest play from scrimmage
in Bengals history, and is tied for the fifth-longest running play in
- Corey ran for over
1,000 yards in each of his first six seasons in the NFL, becoming one
of just four running backs in league history to accomplish the feat.
He joined Eric Dickerson, Barry Sanders and Curtis Martin on the list.
- Dillon owns or
shares 18 Bengals records, including career rushing yards (8,061), rushing
yards in a season (1,435), rushing yards in a game (278), career yards
from scrimmage (9,543), longest play from scrimmage (96-yard run), most
rushing touchdowns in a game (4) and most 1,000-yard seasons (6).
- Corey is one of
just two NFL players to run for more than 245 yards twice in his career.
The other is O.J. Simpson.
- Corey broke Curtis
Martin’s New England single-season rushing record in December
of 2004 against the Jets. During the same game, Martin set a new mark
for New York.
- Corey’s New
England teammates affectionately call him “Clock Killin’
- Corey majored in
Phys. Ed. in his one year at Washington.
- Corey and his wife,
Desiree, have one daughter, Cameron.
- Corey Dillon enjoys
giving back to the community. Among other things, he hosts a camp for
Seattle youth every summer.
2004 New York Post sticker
OJ Simpson, 1979