Corey Dillon  
 

  • Corey was chosen Junior College Offensive Back of the Year by College Sports in 1995.
  • 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 NFL history.
  • 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.”
  • 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.


 

 



Curtis Martin,
2004 New York Post sticker


OJ Simpson, 1979 Sportscaster Card

 

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