June 17, 2014 - by
Edgar Bennett Bio

  Edgar Bennett
Edgar Bennett
Hall of Fame Class:
2005 (Football)

 

Edgar Bennett was one of the most versatile running backs in the history of Florida State football. He gained over 2,300 all-purpose yards from 1989-91 and scored 20 touchdowns from his fullback position. He totaled over 1,000 yards both rushing and receiving and was FSU’s second leading receiver as a senior with 29 catches.

He went on to play five seasons with the Green Bay Packers gaining 3,352 rushing yards. He led the 1996 Super Bowl Champion Packers in rushing and set the club single-season record for receptions by a running back with 78. He retired after playing the 1999 season with Chicago, but quickly moved into the NFL coaching ranks with his first stop as running backs coach with the Packers.


Edgar Bennett Bio
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