Former Florida State and Baton Rouge high school football star Warrick Dunn reacts to Sunday's police shootings

Betty Smothers, Dunn's mother, was killed in a robbery attempt in 1993. Dunn, 18 at the time, was left to raise five younger siblings.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
11 days ago

Warrick Dunn pleads for peace in Baton Rouge, having lived this tragedy before

Most Americans can look at yesterday’s killing of police officers in Baton Rouge and feel a combination of shock, sadness or anger. But for former NFL running back and current Falcons minority owner Warrick Dunn, the news brings a different kind of emotion. Dunn’s mother Betty Smothers was a Baton Rouge police officer, and she…
Via Pro Football Talk
11 days ago

Video: Florida State Great Warrick Dunn Congratulates Dalvin Cook On Breaking Record

On Saturday, running back Dalvin Cook broke Warrick Dunn’s Florida State single season rushing record. Cook has been playing through injury for much of the year, but already has 1,369 yards with two regular season games remaining. Florida State caught up with Dunn, who congratulated Cook on the impressive accomplishment. Warrick Dunn congratulated Dalvin Cook on his record...
Via College Spun
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL RB houses 145 families through his charity

He gave it his all on the gridiron, and retiring from football hasn’t stopped Warrick Dunn from giving back to the community.The former NFL All-Pro running back has successfully “helped his 145th single parent become a homeowner” as part of his Warrick Dunn Charities, the New York Daily reports via FOX 13 News. The milestone was reportedly met two weeks ago. Dunn’s ‘Homes...
Via Yardbarker
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL star Warrick Dunn has given 145 homes and counting to single parent families

Warrick Dunn received a lot of attention for his performances on the field during his career, but what’s more remarkable is what he’s doing post-career off the field, and how little media attention he has gotten for it. Through his charity, Warrick Dunn Charities, Dunn has quietly given single-parent families 145 homes and counting. Partnering with Habitat for Humanity, families...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Warrick Dunn still giving to back to community after NFL career

With all the negative news surrounding professional football players, it's always good to find a way to focus on the positive. And there really are a lot of public personalities doing good work within the community. We mainly hear about Russell Wilson's community work in Seattle and what Tim Tebow has done while using his faith as a guide to help those in need.Here's a relatively...
Via Yardbarker
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Man who killed Warrick Dunn’s mother may avoid execution

By Steve DelVecchio The man who was convicted of killing former NFL running back Warrick Dunn’s mother may avoid the death penalty. According to Emily Lane of The Times-Picayune, a Supreme Court ruling that was issued on Thursday could result in Kevan Brumfield being declared mentally disabled. A 2002 Supreme Court ruling declared that it is unconstitutional to execute convicted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former FSU star Warrick Dunn surprises single mother with new home

Throughout Warrick Dunn’s 12-year NFL career, the former Florida State Seminole has put up some impressive numbers: 10,967 rushing yards, 64 total touchdowns. But, perhaps no statistic is more important than the number 143, which is the amount of homes that the former running back has bout for single mothers through the Warrick Dunn Charities program. On Tuesday, Dunn surprised...
Via FOX Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft Series: Running Backs- Warrick Dunn

The running back was fleet of foot as expected, speed into and through lanes like he has for years, Dunn, not Sanders, was top back on this day early 1997. making opposing tacklers miss him, just as advertised. It was Detroit, and 1997, and you know who to expect to run like that on the carpet at the Pontiac Silverdome; but it wasn’t Barry Sanders, instead it was Warrick Dunn...
Via Buc Stop
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: FSU cheerleaders, Bobby Bowden and Warrick Dunn at BCS title game

FSU cheerleaders were joined by Bobby Bowden and Warrick Dunn to pump up fans prior to the BCS title game on Monday night.
Via Gamedayr
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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