Tyrone Rush

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Tyrone Rush
Date of birth: (1971-02-05) February 5, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth: Meridian, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: North Alabama
Organizations
As player:
1994

Washington Redskins

Bergamo Lions Italy
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Tyrone Antonio Rush (born February 5, 1971 in Meridian, Mississippi) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, having played in 5 games in the 1994 NFL season. He also played several seasons in the Italian Football League. He played college football at the University of North Alabama, where he holds several records as of 2009, including:[1]

  • Most carries in a single season (237).
  • Most career carries (791).
  • Most yards gained in a game (248).
  • Most yards gained in a regular season (1,155)
  • Most yards gained in an entire season (1,466).
  • Most yards gained in a career (4,421).
  • Most 100-yard games in a regular season (7).
  • Most 100-yard games in an entire season (8).
  • Most consecutive 100-yard games (5).
  • Most 100-yard games in a career (21).
  • Most career all-purpose yards (6,020).
  • Most rushing touchdowns in a season (19).

Rush also played football professionally in Italy for the Bergamo Lions for several seasons where he was one of the top players in Europe. He later participated on the show Extreme Dodgeball on the Game Show Network in each of its three seasons from 2004-2005. He spent his first two seasons on the Barbell Mafia, and his last on the New York Bling, the champion of the final season. He led the league in kills in Season Three of the show. His nickname was "The Rush Factor."

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