The Question: What nickname did NFL star Walter Payton have?
One of the greatest running backs of all time, Walter Payton played for the Chicago Bears from 1975 to 1987. While it remains unclear how and why he got the nickname “Sweetness,” it’s believed to have originated in college. Some claim it was due to his athletic ability, others say it reflected how kind he was, and still others say it described his running style.
The correct answer is Sweetness.