O.J. Simpson Sets Rushing Record
1973 – O.J. Simpson Sets Rushing Record
O.J. Simpson, a running back for the Buffalo Bills set the record for rushing yards in a season with 2,003 yards. He set the record on a snow covered field against the New York Jets, running for 200 yards in the game. Simpson broke the season record of Jim Brown, who ran for 1,863 yards in 1963. Simpson Simpson was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985. After a careers as a sports broadcaster and actor, he was involved in one of the most controversial trials in American history, acquitted of the murder of his ex-wife and her friend.