Posted January 3, 2014 by Luis Mercado in Sports

This Day In Sports: Tony Dorsett Sets Rushing Record With 99 Yard Run [Video]

This day 31 years ago, Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett broke the record for yards in one run after going 99 yards against the Minnesota Vikings.

The previous record at the time was held by Andy Uram of the Green Bay Packers, when he had a rush of 97 yards against the Chicago Cardinals in 1939.

Check out the record breaking run below.