BUCPOWER.COM COUNTDOWNTHE TOP 30 BUC BACKS This next countdown will look at the guys who carry the ball and we will do it on performance as we look daily at the top 30 rushers in franchise history. Excluding QBs who have gained a lot of rushing yardage, these are the backs who have taken all the bruising hits in the proverbial three yards and a pile of dust. It may remind fans of players they have forgotten or introduce them to those that they did not know and that is what all of these features are about.
3 WARRICK DUNN (1997-2001, 2008) 4,986 yards on 1,256 carries 3.97 avg Best game - Week 13, 2000 v Dallas 210 yardsReleased in February 2009 signifying an end to a marvellous 12-year NFL career. Returned to the Bucs following six seasons in Atlanta and led the team in rushing in the process. Ranks second in franchise history in rushing and fifth in receptions. Only the second Buc RB to post two 1,000-yard seasons and also went to the 1997 and 2000 Pro Bowls. Well respected off the field for his work in supplying homes for needy families. Raised his five brothers and sisters after their mother, a police officer, was killed when Warrick was in high school.