Dunn reaches 10,000/500 mark

12/15/2008

On Sunday, veteran running back Warrick Dunn became only the sixth player in National Football League history to rush for 10,000 yards and have 500 receptions in a career. Dunn reached the milestone when he was on the receiving end of a 9-yard pass from quarterback Brian Griese during the Bucs-Falcons game in Atlanta on Sunday.

Here is the rundown on the NFL running backs who’ve rushed for 10,000 yards while also recording 500 or more career receptions.

MARCUS ALLEN [HOF Bio>>>]
Rushing – 3,022 carries for 12,243 yards, 123 TDs
Receiving – 587 receptions for 5,411 yards, 21 TDs

TIKI BARBER
Rushing – 2,217 carries for 10,449 yards, 55 TDs
Receiving – 586 receptions for 5,183 yards, 12 TDs

WARRICK DUNN (thru Dec. 14, 2008)
Rushing – 2,650 carries for 10,910 yards, 49 TDs
Receiving – 504 receptions for 4,316 yards, 15 TDs

MARSHALL FAULK
Rushing – 2,836 carries for 12,279 yards, 100 TDs
Receiving – 767 receptions for 6,875 yards, 36 TDs

EMMITT SMITH
Rushing – 4,409 carries for 18,355 yards, 164 TDs
Receiving – 515 receptions for 3,224 yards, 11 TDs

LADAINIAN TOMLINSON (thru Dec. 14, 2008)
Rushing – 2,622 carries for 11,574 yards, 123 TDs
Receiving – 508 receptions for 3,781 yards, 15 TDs

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