Posted: Sep 19, 2013 10:58 PM by LSU Sports Information
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - LSU great Kevin Faulk was selected to the 2013 Southeastern Conference Football Legends Class, the league office announced Thursday.
Faulk, who lettered from 1995-98, is LSU's all-time leading rusher and a three-time All-SEC selection in 1996, 1997 and 1998 for the Tigers.
After earning SEC Offensive Freshman of the Year honors in 1995, he was named first-team AP All-America as an all-purpose back his sophomore year in 1996.
He finished his career with 4,557 rushing yards - third in the SEC behind only Georgia's Herschel Walker and Arkansas' Darren McFadden - and an SEC record 6,833 all-purpose yards.
Faulk is still the LSU career record holder in rushing touchdowns with 46, and he rushed for 1,000 or more yards in three seasons.
He spent 13 years in the NFL with the New England Patriots and was a member of three Super Bowl winning teams in 2002, 2004 and 2005.
Faulk and the rest of the legends class will be honored at the 2013 SEC Football "Weekend of Champions" Dec. 6-7 in Atlanta, Ga. The annual SEC Legends Dinner will be held Dec. 6 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, and the group will also be recognized prior to the SEC Football Championship Game, which will be held at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 7.
2013 SEC Football Legends Class Members
Alabama - Marty Lyons, defensive tackle, 1975-78
Arkansas - Wayne Martin, defensive tackle, 1985-88
Auburn - Frank Sanders, wide receiver, 1991-94
Florida - Wes Chandler, wide receiver, 1974-77
Georgia - Tim Worley, tailback, 1985-88
Kentucky - Wilbur Hackett, linebacker, 1968-70
LSU - Kevin Faulk, running back/return specialist, 1995-98
Ole Miss - Jeff Herrod, linebacker, 1984-87
Mississippi State - Glen Collins, defensive line, 1978-81
Missouri - Phil Bradley, quarterback, 1977-80
South Carolina - Max Runager, punter, 1974-78
Tennessee - Inky Johnson, defensive back, 2004-06
Texas A&M - Dat Nguyen, linebacker, 1995-98
Vanderbilt - Jimmy Williams, cornerback/running back, 1997-2000