Walter Payton

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Walter Payton by Mind Map: Walter Payton

1. Early Life

1.1. Born July 25, 1954

1.2. Went to John Jefferson High

1.3. Played football for them for his first 3 years there

1.4. Integrated to Columbia High his senior year

2. Atributes

2.1. nearly-unstoppable force running back

2.1.1. Leg strength

2.1.2. Incredible ballance

2.1.3. Awesome stiff arm

2.1.4. Never ran out of bounds

2.1.5. Fights for extra yards

2.2. Great hands as a reciver

2.3. Great blocking

2.4. Sixth sense

3. NFL Career

3.1. Played for the Chicago Bears

3.1.1. Drafted forth pick in 1975

3.2. Rookie year

3.2.1. Ran for 679 yards

3.3. NFL MVP in 1977

3.4. Named All-Pro seven times

3.5. Played Pro Bowl nine times

3.6. Super Bowl XX Champion

4. End of his career

4.1. All-time leading NFL rusher with 16,726 yards

4.2. 492 receptions for 4,538 yards

4.3. 21,803 net yards

4.4. 125 TDs

4.4.1. 110 were rushing

5. Life after football

5.1. Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

5.2. Joined the Chicago Bears Board of Directors

5.3. His son Jarrett started high school in 1995

5.4. Illness

5.4.1. PCA

5.4.2. Been feeling sick since the middle of 1998

5.4.3. Died November 1, 1999