Barry Sanders on Emmitt Smith

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ It's expected that Emmitt Smith will get elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Barry Sanders, who is in the Hall of Fame, rushed for 15,269 in his 10-year career.

Smith of course is the all-time leading rusher with 18,355 yards over 15 years. He also rushed for a NFL-record 164 touchdowns.

"He's been sort of heading on his way here for a long time," Sanders said. "We've all known it. It's just appropriate to see him go in."