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FSU’s Warrick Dunn joins ACC, SEC legends of the game

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The Heisman Trophies all went to quarterbacks. But it was running backs who led the way when the ACC and SEC annnounced their 2015 Legends Classes.

FSU running back Warrick Dunn was honored. So were Florida’s Fred Taylor and Miami’s Clinton Portis.

Dunn is FSU’s career rushing leader with 3,959 yards and leader with 49 touchdowns. He is the only FSU back with more than one 1,000 yard season.

Taylor gained 1,292 yards as a senior and scored 13 touchdowns.

Portis is fifth on the UM all-time rushing list with 2,592 yards, including 1,200 during the championship season of 2001.

Gary Shelton is one of the most recognized and honored sportswriters in the history of the state. He has won the APSE's national columnist of the year twice and finished in the top 10 eight times. He was named the Florida Sportswriter of the Year six times. Gary joined SaintPetersBlog in the spring, helping to bring a sports presence to the website. Over his time in sports writing, Gary has covered 29 Super Bowls, 10 Olympics, Final Fours, Masters, Wimbledons and college national championships. He was there when the Bucs won a Super Bowl, when the Lightning won a Stanley Cup and when the Rays went to a World Series. He has seen Florida, FSU and Miami all win national championships, and he covered Bear Bryant, Bobby Bowden and Don Shula along the way. He and his wife Janet have four children: Eric, Kevin, K.C. and Tori. To contact, visit garysheltonsports@gmail.com.

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