Florida Gators Ring of Honor Hat (Emmitt Smith, 22)

    • The specially curated Ring of Honor collection, which was developed with the help of the university's exclusive licensing agent, CLC, will feature the former players that have earned the prestigious honor. The collection will highlight two players each year for the next three years, with Emmitt Smith and Jack Youngblood kicking off this inaugural season. In addition to the merchandise program, the University Athletic Association will be developing ways to celebrate these honorees throughout the season.

     

    • GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida is launching the officially licensed Ring of Honor merchandise collection to commemorate some of the best of Florida football. Unveiled in September 2006, the Ring of Honor recognizes a select group of football players and coaches that have achieved remarkable achievements such as winning a Heisman Trophy, NFL Hall of Fame induction, collegiate category leaders, and multiple consensus All-American honors, among others.

     

     

    • Emmitt Smith is one of the most prolific rushers in the history of the game. He was a consensus first-team All-America selection who holds numerous collegiate and NFL rushing records. He was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007 and the NFL Hall of Fame in 2010.  Smith set 58 UF records before posting his record-breaking career in the NFL where he still holds the top-marks in rushing yards (18,355) and rushing touchdowns (164).