Emmitt Smith honors dad's sacrifices

NFL's all-time leading rusher puts father on a pedestal at emotional Hall induction

Updated: August 8, 2010, 9:45 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

CANTON, Ohio -- Emmitt Smith cried several times Saturday night when talking about his life as an NFL player as he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

He shed tears when talking about his former teammate, fullback Daryl Johnston. "You mean the world to me … not just because we shared the same backfield but because you sacrificed so much for me," Smith told him.

Smith said another man sacrificed so that he could live his dream of playing in the NFL: ...

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