Colts to add Faulk, Dickerson to Ring of Honor

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts revealed plans Tuesday to add Marshall Faulk and Eric Dickerson to the team’s Ring of Honor.

Both running backs will be inducted during a ceremony on Dec. 15 that will take place at halftime of the Colts’ home game against the Houston Texans.

Dickerson rushed for nearly 5,200 yards and 32 touchdowns during his five-year career with the Colts (1987-1991). He caught 138 passes for 1,120 yards and three touchdowns, and posted three consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons. In 1988, he won the NFL rushing title, racking up 1,659 yards and 14 touchdowns.

A Pro Bowl selection three times with the Colts, Dickerson is second in team history in 100-yard rushing games with 24. His 1,659 yards in 1988 rank as the second-highest total in franchise history. He is the NFL’s seventh-leading rusher of all-time and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999.

Faulk spent five years with the Colts after being selected with the second overall pick of the 1994 NFL Draft. He carried for more than 5,300 yards and 42 touchdowns during his career in Indy. In addition, Faulk was a factor in the passing game, finishing with 297 receptions and nine receiving touchdowns. Faulk had four 1,000-yard rushing seasons with the Colts. In 1998, he finished with more than 2,000 yards from scrimmage.

A three-time Pro Bowl selection with Indy, Faulk was NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1994. He’s third in franchise history in yards and fourth in rushing touchdowns. He is the NFL’s 10th all-time leading rusher and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011.