Warrick Dunn (born January 5, 1975) is a former professional running back. Dunn played college football at Florida State University, where he rushed for over 1,000 yards in 3 straight seasons and was a three-time All-ACC selection.
He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12th overall in the 1997 NFL Draft, after playing college football at Florida State. Dunn played in the NFL for twelve seasons. Dunn was named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1997 and also earned a Pro Bowl selection in his rookie year. The next Pro Bowl selection he would earn happened in 2000, where he had a career high 210 rushing yards against the Cowboys. He was traded to the Atlanta Falcons in 2002, where he would also make a positive impact. He would return to the Buccaneers for a year before retiring. He retired from the NFL 14th all-time in all-purpose yards with 15,306 (now 20th As of 2020).
In 2007, Dunn, along with a number of other professional world-renowned athletes, founded Athletes for Hope, a charitable organization that helps professional athletes, sports industry professionals and fans get involved in charitable causes. For his exceptional involvement on and off the field, Dunn was awarded with the 2009 Bart Starr Award.