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Emmitt Smith Says Ezekiel Elliott Is A Better Player Than He Was

Emmitt Smith, who won three Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys, is the NFL's all-time leading rusher, amassing over 18,000 rushing yards during his 15-year career. Needless to say, he's one of the greatest at his position in the sport's history.

Smith, however, thinks that the newest Dallas Cowboy running back, former Ohio State star Ezekiel Elliott, is even better than he was. Smith responded to a tweet from a fan Friday afternoon, saying as much.

">April 29, 2016

">@jfo1229a he's better

— Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22)

@jfo1229a he's better

— Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) April 29, 2016

">April 29, 2016

Sure, Smith is still a huge Cowboys supporter, so he's going to make sure to heap praise on rookies. But it's still a huge compliment from an all-time great.