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Ricky Watters Biography - Helped Irish Win Title, Drafted By 49ers, Super Bowl Champs, Helps Eagles, Seahawks

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American football player

Running back Ricky Watters scored five touchdowns in a National Football League playoff game and three in a Super Bowl. He also helped Notre Dame win a national collegiate championship from a different position, wide receiver. So it was no surprise that as the 2002 playoffs beckoned, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and other NFL teams tried to coax Watters out of retirement. No one, however, could come to terms with Watters and his agent.

Watters in 10 seasons rushed for 10,643 yards while helping the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Seattle Seahawks make the playoffs. He became the first NFL running back to rush for more than 1,000 yards for three different teams and qualified five times for the Pro Bowl, the NFL's all-star game.

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