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SEC Football Legends is an annual award program of the Southeastern Conference designed to honor outstanding former college football players from each of the conference's fourteen member institutions. Begun in 1994, the Legends Dinner featuring video highlights of each honoree's career is one of various events of the week leading up to the SEC Championship Game.[1] The honorees are also recognized at halftime of the game.

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SEC Legends honoreesEdit

Eastern DivisionEdit

Year Florida Georgia Kentucky Missouri South Carolina Tennessee Vanderbilt
1994 Neal Anderson Charley Trippi Babe Parilli - George Rogers Bob Johnson Bill Wade
1995 Jack Youngblood Fran Tarkenton Derrick Ramsey - Alex Hawkins Doug Atkins Bob Asher
1996 Nat Moore Bill Stanfill Wallace Jones - Sterling Sharpe Condredge Holloway John Hall
1997 Carlos Alvarez Terry Hoage Jerry Claiborne - Todd Ellis John Michels Bucky Curtis
1998 Glenn Cameron John Rauch Bob Gain - Bobby Bryant Richmond Flowers Charley Horton
1999 Kerwin Bell Herschel Walker Steve Meilinger - Rick Sanford Steve Kiner Bob Werckle
2000 John Reaves Kevin Butler Lou Michaels - Harold Green Steve DeLong Herb Rich
2001 Huey Richardson Tommy Lyons Sam Ball - Robert Brooks Stanley Morgan Will Wolford
2002 Brad Culpepper George Patton Art Still - Jeff Grantz Johnny Majors Jim Arnold
2003 Larry Smith Scott Woerner Dermontti Dawson - Dickie Harris Reggie White Whit Taylor
2004 Lomas Brown Mike Wilson George Blanda - Dan Reeves Frank Emanuel Boo Mitchell
2005[2] Trace Armstrong Zeke Bratkowski Warren Bryant - Warren Muir Larry Seivers Chris Gaines
2006[3] Louis Oliver Garrison Hearst Jeff Van Note - Willie Scott Chip Kell Eric Jones
2007[4] Ralph Ortega Rex Robinson Larry Seiple - Duce Staley Willie Gault Chuck Scott
2008[5] Errict Rhett Eric Zeier Irv Goode - Brad Edwards Doug Dickey Shelton Quarles
2009[6] Reidel Anthony Matt Stinchcomb Jim Kovach - Tommy Suggs Heath Shuler Jamie Duncan
2010[7] Kevin Carter Ben Zambiasi Tim Couch - Andrew Provence Al Wilson Corey Chavous
2011[8] Ike Hilliard Boss Bailey Rodger Bird - Brandon Bennett Bobby Majors Corey Harris
2012[9] Steve Tannen David Greene Sonny Collins Johnny Roland Ko Simpson Peerless Price Hunter Hillenmeyer
2013[10] Wes Chandler Tim Worley Wilbur Hackett Phil Bradley Max Runager Inky Johnson Jimmy R. Williams
2014[11] Lito Sheppard John Little Derek Abney Kellen Winslow Sheldon Brown Todd Kelly Jonathan Goff
2015[12] Fred Taylor Richard Seymour Dave Roller Roger Wehrli André Goodman Chuck Smith Earl Bennett
2016[13] Steve Spurrier Jon Stinchcomb James Whalen Justin Smith Travelle Wharton Deon Grant Chris Williams
2017[14] Danny Wuerffel Champ Bailey Nate Northington Brad Smith John Abraham Chad Clifton Don Orr

Western DivisionEdit

Year Alabama Arkansas Auburn LSU Ole Miss Mississippi St. Texas A&M
1994 Lee Roy Jordan Lance Alworth Tracy Rocker Jim Taylor Charlie Conerly Johnny Baker -
1995 Harry Gilmer Joe Ferguson Tucker Frederickson Dalton Hilliard Barney Poole Jimmy Webb -
1996 Billy Neighbors Chuck Dicus Joe Cribbs Billy Cannon Johnny Vaught Hunter Corhern -
1997 John Hannah Jim Benton Zeke Smith Charles Alexander John "Kayo" Dottley Steve Freeman -
1998 Holt Rast Clyde Scott Pat Sullivan Bert Jones Archie Manning Johnie Cooks -
1999 Johnny Musso Bill Montgomery Jackie Burkett Jerry Stovall Charlie Flowers D. D. Lewis -
2000 Dwight Stephenson Ronnie Caveness Stacy Danley Roy Winston Robert Khayat Kent Hull -
2001 Joe Namath Steve Atwater Mike Kolen Tommy Hodson Ray Poole Rockey Felker -
2002 Vaughn Mancha Loyd Phillips Terry Beasley Mike Anderson Ben Williams Harper Davis -
2003 Jeremiah Castille Wayne Harris Steve Wallace Wendell Davis Billy Ray Adams Tyrone Keys -
2004 Bob Baumhower Fred Marshall Jimmy "Red" Phillips Paul Dietzel Allen Brown Art Davis -
2005[2] Cornelius Bennett Quinn Grovey Ed Dyas Eric Martin Andre Townsend Joe Fortunato -
2006[3] Steve Sloan Cliff Powell Bo Jackson Y. A. Tittle Jake Gibbs Wayne Harris -
2007[4] Ken Stabler Ken Hatfield Ken Rice Tommy Casanova Wesley Walls Billy Jackson -
2008[5] Bart Starr Billy Ray Smith, Jr. Al Del Greco Lance Smith Bobby Ray Franklin Tom Goode -
2009[6] Antonio Langham Gary Anderson Quentin Riggins Michael Brooks Jimmy Lear Billy Stacy -
2010[7] Cornelius Griffin Frank Broyles Gregg Carr Fred Miller Everett Lindsay Eric Moulds -
2011[8] Dennis Homan Leotis Harris J. D. "Buddy" McClinton George Bevan Deuce McAllister Tom Neville -
2012[9] Paul Crane Pat Summerall James C. Owens Kevin Mawae Glynn Griffing Walt Harris John David Crow
2013[10] Marty Lyons Wayne Martin Frank Sanders Kevin Faulk Jeff Herrod Glen Collins Dat Nguyen
2014[11] Bobby Humphrey Jerry Lamb Carnell "Cadillac" Williams Doug Moreau Stan Hindman Fred Smoot Jacob Green
2015[12] Woodrow Lowe Madre Hill Takeo Spikes Alan Faneca Ken Lucas Mario Haggan Bubba Bean
2016[13] Chris Samuels Shawn Andrews Jason Campbell Robert Dugas Kris Mangum Randy Thomas Ray Mickens
2017[14] Gene Stallings Dan Hampton Carlos Rogers Glenn Dorsey Terrence Metcalf Floyd Womack Dave Elmendorf

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Legends Dinner". Southeastern Conference. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-07-27.
  2. ^ a b "2005 Alltel SEC Football Legends". Southeastern Conference. 2005-12-01. Archived from the original on 2007-08-19. Retrieved 2007-07-27.
  3. ^ a b "Cingular 2006 SEC Football Legends". Southeastern Conference. 2006-11-25. Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-07-27.
  4. ^ a b "Gault Named UT's SEC Football Legend". utsports.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b "SEC Legend Recognized at the Ole Miss Game". floridagators.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Quentin Riggins named to 2009 SEC Legends class". al.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Former Gator Kevin Carter named 2010 SEC Football Legend". floridagators.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Ike Hilliard Named 2011 SEC Football Legend". floridagators.com. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
  9. ^ a b "SEC Announces 2012 Football Legends Class". secdigitalnetwork.com. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  10. ^ a b Casagrande, Michael (September 19, 2013). "Marty Lyons named to 2013 SEC Legends Class to represent Alabama Crimson Tide". al.com. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  11. ^ a b "SEC announces 2014 Football Legends class". fanbuzz.com. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  12. ^ a b "Faneca to Represent LSU as SEC Legend". lsusports.net. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  13. ^ a b "SEC announces 2016 football legends class". secsports.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  14. ^ a b "SEC announces 2017 Football Legends class". secsports.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.