Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson trails only Emmitt Smith, Walter Payton, Frank Gore and Barry Sanders on the NFL's all-time rushing list.

With 14,216 career rushing yards, he now trails Sanders by 1,053 yards for fourth place.

The seven-time NFL Pro Bowler was the Heisman Trophy runner-up his OU freshman season. Hailing from Palestine, Texas, he was one of the nation's top recruits.

Take a look back at his career here.