Georgia Bulldogs: Best in Show

Garrett SpainContributor ISeptember 21, 2008

The top 10 best players in UGA's college football history:

10. David Greene

College tenure: 2001-2004


NCAA records: winningest quarterback in history

SEC records: Most consecutive pass attempts without an interception thrown

Awards:SEC offensive rookie of the year, offensive player of the year,  

Drafted:Round 3, Pick 85 Seattle Seahawks

Current status: Free Agent

9. Knowshon Moreno

College tenure: 2007-now

position:running back

Awards: 3-time SEC freshman of the week, SEC offensive player of the week, SEC freshman of the year

All-American and All-SEC teams: All-SEC first team, Freshman All-American team, SEC all-freshman team

Current status: college sophomore

8. David Pollack

College tenure: 2001-2004


Awards: SEC player of the year, SEC defensive player of the year, Chuck Bednarik award, 2-time Ted Hendricks Award, Lombardi award, Lott Trophy

All-American and All-SEC teams:3-time all-american,

Drafted:Round 1, pick 17 Cincinnati Bengals

Current status:Inactive(neck injury)

7. John Rauch

College tenure:1945-1948


NCAA records:Single-season passing yards

All-American and All-SEC teams: All-American

Drafted:Round 1,Pick 1 New York Bulldogs

Current status: Hall of Fame

6. Hines Ward

College tenure:1995-1998

position:wide receiver

All-American and All-SEC teams: All-SEC

Drafted:Round 3, Pick 97

Current status: active

5. Bob McWhorter

College tenure:1910-1913


All-American and All-SEC teams:All-American

Current status:Hall of Fame

4. Fran Tarkenton

College tenure:1957-1960


Drafted:Round 3, Pick 29

Current status:Hall of Fame

3. Charley Trippi

College tenure: 1942-1943, 1945-1946*

position:Quarterback/running back

Awards:Maxwell award, Rose Bowl MVP,

All-American and all-SEC teams:two-time all-american 

Drafted:Round 1, Pick 1 Chicago Cardinals

Current status: Hall of Fame

2. Frank Sinkwich

College tenure: 1939-1942

position:running back

NCAA records: Single-season total offense

Awards:Heisman Trophy, No. 1 athlete for 1942, Georgia Circle of Honor   

All-American and All-SEC teams:2-time All-American

Drafted:Round 1, pick 1 Detroit Lions

Current status: Hall of Fame

1. Herschel Walker

College tenure:1980-1982

position:running back

NCAA records:freshman rushing yards

Awards:heisman Trophy

All-American and All-SEC teams:All-American

Drafted:Went to USFL out of college, was not drafted

Current status:Hall of Fame

Go Dawgs!

*= Interrupted by WWII