Curt Warner was a standout at Pineville High School in Pineville, West Virginia, graduating in a class of only 90 students. He would lead Penn State in rushing in 1980, 1981 (All-American), and 1982 (All-American), and help the Nittany Lions capture their first national championship in the 1983 Sugar Bowl. When his collegiate career was over, he owned 42 Penn State records (he left PSU as the #1 overall rusher with 3,398 career rushing yards, and a record setting eighteen (18) 100-yard rushing games.
Warner earned a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication from Penn State in 1983.
College Career Highlights:
1980 – Fiesta Bowl Offensive Player of Game
1981 – First Team All American, Fiesta Bowl Offensive Player of the Game
1982 – First Team All American, Led PSU to Schools’ First National Championship
First Two-Time All American in School History
2009 – College Football Hall of Fame Inductee