Curt Warner was the third overall pick of the 1983 NFL draft, selected by the Seattle Seahawks. Warner was a three-time Pro Bowler (1983, 1986, 1987), and was inducted into the Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor in 1994. He played 8 NFL Seasons averaging 4.0 yards a carry, scored 56 touchdowns and rushed for 6,844 yards.
Warner led the AFC in rushing yards his rookie season in 1983, helping Seattle to its first Conference Championship game which they lost to the Los Angeles Raiders, the eventual league champion. The following year Warner suffered a torn ACL in the 1984 season opener against Cleveland and was sidelined for the rest of the year. He came back in 1985 and had a number of successful seasons before ending his career with the Los Angeles Rams.
NFL Career Highlights:
1983 – AFC Player of the Year – NFLPA, First Team All-Rookie – Pro Football Digest, NFL Pro Bowl
1985 – NFL Comeback Player of Year – Sports Illustrated
1986 – AFC Offensive Player of Year, First Team All-NFL – Sports Illustrated, NFL Pro Bowl
1987 – NFL Pro Bowl
1994 – Seattle Seahawks Inductee, Ring of Honor