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Jerome Bettis joining ESPN

Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro Bowl running back Jerome Bettis has joined ESPN as an NFL analyst.

The 13-year NFL veteran will appear on "NFL Live" and "SportsCenter" and contribute to other ESPN platforms, beginning Sept. 1.

The NFL's sixth all-time leading rusher, Bettis ran for 13,662 yards and 91 touchdowns in his career while catching 200 passes for 1,449 yards and three touchdowns. He spent his first three seasons with the Rams (1993-95) before playing 10 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1996-2005).