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Walter Payton

Awards And Accomplishments

1974 Named Little All-American after setting nine school records at Jackson State College
1975 Tops 100 yards rushing for Chicago Bears for the first time
1976 Named Sporting News NFC Player of the Year and picked to play in Pro Bowl
1976-81 Rushes for 1,000 yards or more each season
1977 Sets single-game rushing record with 275 yards vs. Minnesota on November 20
1977 Named NFL Player of the Year and Sporting News NFC Player of the Year
1977 Named NFL Offensive Player of the Year
1978-81, 1984-87 Selected to play in Pro Bowl
1984 Breaks Jim Brown's NFL career rushing record
1985 Named NFL Player of the Year
1993 Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

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