Walter Payton Shocks the World

By: Brock McDonnell

Introduction

Have you ever wondered who the best running back of all time is? Well that person is Walter Payton. And this is his story.

Birth and Sweetness

Payton was born July 25, 1954. He was born, and raised in Colombia,Mississippi. He had became known as "sweetness" to his fiends and locals. He had picked up this nickname for his performance on and off the field. This nickname stuck with him ever since.He was known around the world as "sweetness".

Collage Life

Young Payton started out as a running back for Jackson State University. He attended Jackson State for four years. While he was there he picked up 2 Black Collage Player of the Year trophies. As well as making every al american collage division or division 1-AA teams. He broke over 4 school records while attending there. After attending at Jackson State he was put into the Jackson State Hall of Fame.

NFL life

Payton was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1975. He played as a running back for them for an outstanding 13 seasons. He was considered the best running back of all time, yet as his high school coach once said "Walter is an outstanding running back, but he is more of an outstanding football player." He was known around the world for his amazing skills and talents. He was highly respected< and was placed into the hall of fame.

NFL Stats

Payton was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1975. He was starting running back for them. He play an astonishing 13 seasons with the bears after retiring in 1987. Yet in this time period he broke a total of 15 records. An amazing 16,726 rushing yards. A total of 125 touchdowns. A total of 492 receptions, and a total of 77, 100 rushing yard games.

Conclution

Walter Payton had an astonish football carrier. He has very high chance of being the best running back in all time history, and that was his life.

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