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Interview With Warrick Dunn, Pro Bowl Running Back

Brad WolffContributor ISeptember 10, 2010

Warrick Dunn is an ex-NFL player who played for the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was 1997 Offensive Rookie of the Year and was a Pro Bowler in 1997, 2000, and 2005. He also won the 2004 Walter Camp Man of the Year Award that goes to a player that volunteers and does charity work. Dunn's foundation, is the Warrick Dunn Foundation. Using wd-ff.org, I learned the foundation does not "purchase" homes for single parents. They reward single parents with 5k in down payment assistance and home furnishings for reaching the American dream of home ownership. Here is our interview:

 

BW: Would you advise people to try to play in the NFL?

WD: No, get an education!

 

BW: Which one of your old teams will do the best: Florida State, the Falcons, or Buccs?

WD: Florida State.

 

BW: Which athlete has it been best working with in charity work and why?  

WD: Kurt Warner, because he took my concept and used it to bless more single parents.

 

BW: What is the funniest locker room story that happened during your career?  

WD: Once, a naked guy once walked up and wanted to have a conversation.

 

BW: What is your role as a minority owner of the Falcons?  

WD: I'm a Limited Partner with a vested interest in the team.  My goal is to learn all aspects of the business.

 

BW: What would you be if you weren't an NFL player? 

WD: Use my college degree in Information Technology to advance my career.

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