Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.
Eta Psi Sigma Chapter
 

 

Bro. Jerry Rice





Bro. Jerry Rice, widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history and among the greatest NFL players at any position; played in the NFL for 20 seasons. He is the all-time leader in most major statistical categories for wide receivers and the all-time NFL leader in receptions, touchdown receptions, and yards. Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl 13 times (1986–1996, 1998, 2002) and named All-Pro 12 times in his 20 NFL seasons. He won three Super Bowl rings playing for the San Francisco 49ers and an AFC Championship with the Oakland Raiders. Bro. Jerry Rice is the NFL record holder in a number of statistics for receivers. His 1,549 career receptions are 445 receptions ahead of the second place record holder. Bro. Rice he has collected 23,540 all-purpose yards: (22,895 receiving, 645 rushing, and 6 from punt returns) his 22,895 career receiving yards are 6,961 yards ahead of the second place spot. His 197 career touchdown receptions are 44 scores more than the second place record of 154 touchdown receptions and his 208 total touchdowns are 33 scores ahead of Emmitt Smith's second place total of 175. Furthermore, his 1,256 career points scored make him the highest-scoring non-kicker in NFL history.

Over the course of his career, Bro. Rice played more games than any non-placekicker or punter in NFL history, playing 303 games missing only 10 regular season games. Bro. Rice was named NFC Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1985 and in 1987; he was named the NFL's MVP. Bro. Rice is ranked #1 on The Top.100: NFL's Greatest Players, declaring him to be the greatest football player in NFL history. Bro. Rice was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and selected for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2010. Bro. Rice participates in numerous charities including March of Dimes, The Jerry Rice 127 Foundation, the United Negro College Fund, and the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress.