Florida Gators Football Legends

The list of University of Florida football legends extends well into the College and Pro Football Hall of Fames.  The Gators program has produced Heisman Trophy winners, the NFL’s all-time leading rusher and more. 

Florida Gators Ring of Honor
Florida's Ring of Honor includes Wilber Marshall, Emmitt Smith, Steve Spurrier, Danny Wuerffel, Jack Youngblood and Tim Tebow.
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Florida Heisman Trophy Winners


UF is tied for the SEC lead with 3
players that have captured college
football’s top individual award
Year
Player
1966
Steve Spurrier
1996
Danny Wuerffel
2007
Tim Tebow

 

Gators in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Florida has placed two players into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Jack Youngblood was a defensive force with the Los Angeles Rams and Emmit Smith helped lead Dallas to two Super Bowl titles on his way to becoming the NFL’s all-time leading rusher
Year
Player
2001
Jack Youngblood
2010
Emmit Smith
  

 

Florida Gators NFL Legends
Emmit Smith is Florida's most accomplished NFL star. Smith holds the NFL record for rushing yards (18,355) and was a 3-time Super Bowl Champ with the Dallas Cowboys. The former Gator was also the 1993 NFL MVP

 

UF National Championship
Seasons
Among SEC programs, only Alabama
has captured more national
championships than Florida
Year
Record
Coach
1996
12-1
Steve Spurrier
2006
13-1
Urban Myer
2008
13-1
Urban Myer

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In Honor of Fergie
The Fergie Ferguson Award is given in the
memory of this former Gator All-American
who was severely wounded while leading
American forces on a World War II D-Day
landing assault.  The award’s honor is
bestowed who displays “leadership,
character and courage.”