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us: Bettis, Jerome


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    • us: Bus
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    • Birth Date

        19720216
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Detroit (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Notre Dame
        • Organization: (naf) St. Louis Rams (Football team)
        • Organization: (naf) Pittsburgh Steelers (Football team)
    • Organization

        (naf) University of Notre Dame
    • Organization

        (naf) St. Louis Rams (Football team)
    • Organization

        (naf) Pittsburgh Steelers (Football team)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Sports great Jerome Bettis, c1997: CIP t.p. (Jerome Bettis) galley (NFL player)
    • found: The Bus, 2007: ECIP t.p. (Jerome Bettis) galley (Jerome Abram Bettis; b. Feb. 16, 1972)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 11, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bettis, Jerome Abram; The Bus; football player; born 16 February 1972 in Detroit, Michigan, United States; enrolled in Notre Dame; entered the NFL Draft, drafted by the St. Louis Rams as running back (1993); traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers (1996); led the Steelers to the AFC Championship game (2001); central to the Steelers play-off runs (2002, 2004); central in the Steelers' fifth Super Bowl title (2005); known for community activism through foundation, "The Bus Stops Here" and the Cyber Bus Computer Literacy Program (2006); honors include Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press, Pro Football Weekly, the Sporting News, and the Pro Football Writers' Association (1993); FL Comeback Player of the Year (1996); earned a place as one of the Steelers' all time greats; made the Pro Bowl six times (1993-2005); Pittsburgh Dapper Dan Man of the Year (1997); 2002 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year award)
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    • 1996-05-21: new
    • 2015-04-18: revised
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