Eric Dickerson
Eric Dickerson
Real Name/Full Name Eric Demetric Dickerson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Eric Dickerson
Birth Place: Sealy, Texas, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 September 1960
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeter – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 100 Kg
In Pounds – 220 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Richard Seal
Mother – Hellen Dickerson
Siblings: Leo Dickerson
School: Sealy High School
College: Southern Methodist University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Penny Sutton
Kids/Children Name: Erica Dickerson, Dallis Dickerson
Profession: Former American footballer running back
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Eric Dickerson is a renowned former football player who used to play as the running back in the NFL for as long as 11 seasons. Despite wearing spectacles for myopia, he managed to build an exceptional career in football. He has played for several NFL teams like the Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Raiders, Atlanta Falcons, etc. He has been admitted to the NFL All-time Team in the year 2019.

Well, how well do you know about Eric Dickerson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Eric Dickerson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Eric Dickerson to date.

Biography and Early Life-

Eric Dickerson was born and brought up in Texas, to parents Richard Seal and Hellen Dickerson. He was inclined towards football from a very early age, hence he started playing as a professional when he was in college. His aunt used to date the coach of SMU, so she urged him to join. The football team of SMU.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Eric Dickerson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Eric Dickerson’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2024 having been born on 2 September 1960. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 220 lbs in Pound and 100 kg in Kilograms.


Eric Dickerson resided in Texas, where he completed his high school diploma from the Sealy High School. He was good at football and wanted to make a career out of it. He got many offers from several renowned universities to play for their teams, like Oklahoma University, Southern California University, and Southern Methodist University.

However, at the time, his aunt used to date the coach of SMU, so she urged him to join the team of SMU. That’s how he started his professional career as a running back in the football team of SMU. He completed his college degree from Southern Methodist University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Eric Dickerson likes to keep his personal life and his family away from the media and their scrutiny. Though we know that he is happily married to his wife, Penny Sutton. The couple has two children whose names are Erica Dickerson and Dallis Dickerson.

Is Eric Dickerson Gay?

Eric Dickerson is married to his wife Penny Sutton, and they have two children named Erica and Dallas Dickerson. So it can be confirmed that Dickerson is not gay.

Professional Career

Dickerson’s career was with joining Craig James, even other reporters of a blue-chip in 1979. Dickerson was taken into consideration after analyzing his stats, 4450 yards on 790 carries breaking the southwest conference record of Earl Campbell. Along with 48 career touchdowns, He has been tied with Doak Walker’s SMU till then.

In his seniors year, Heisman’s trophy, he got a ranking of 3rd. He decided to play the NFL in 1983 for Los Angeles Express, US. He was the 2nd draft pick and was given by the LA Rams. Three hundred ninety attempts, 18 touchdowns, and 1808 yards seemed entirely consistent of him. He broke the record of Simpson, 2003 yards with 2007 yards in 15 games. After completion of his contract of 3 seasons, in 1987, he went to Indianapolis Colts.


  • Eric Dickerson remains the one player who has scored 10,000 yards in just 91 games.
  • He also has scored as long as 13,259 yards throughout his career of 11 years, which is a record and also is the second-highest yards scored.
  • He has received the Pro Bowl as many as six times in 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, and 1988.
  • He was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the year 1999.
  • He was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in the year 2020.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Eric Dickerson in 2024

Eric Dickerson Net Worth
Eric Dickerson Net Worth

Eric Dickerson has been a very successful and popular football player. He holds several records like the second-highest yards scored and has scores as many as 10,000 yards in just 91 games. He started playing football professionally quite early when he was in college, and since then, there has been no looking back. Most of his earnings are derived from his career as the running back of the NFL, which he was for 11 seasons. He has managed to acquire quite a fortune and holds a net worth of $12 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Eric Dickerson has scored as many as 13,259 yards throughout his career of 11 years, which is the second-highest in cut yards.
  • While he was to join college at SMU, he had committed to play for A&M. As a result; he got into a controversy surrounding the car he used to drive, which was a Pontiac Trans-Am.
  • The Rams retired the number 29 jersey in honor of Dickerson.

Eric Dickerson has had an exceptional career as the running back of the NFL for 11 years starting from the year 1983. Since then, there has been no looking back, and Dickerson holds several awards and records. He has also been inducted as a member of the prestigious Pro Football Hall of Fame in the year 1999 and the College Football Hall of Fame in the year 2020.


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