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NFL HONORS

--2001 AFC Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Washington, Week 1

--1999 NFC Special Teams Player of the Week vs. San Francisco, Week 17

--1998-1999 Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Rookie Team member

--1998 NFC Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Carolina, Week 5


NFL RECORDS

--Highest average on kickoff returns, Superbowl -- 42.0 yards

--Most kickoff return touchdowns, Superbowl -- 1 (tied with 5 others)

--First rookie ever to return a kickoff for a touchdown in the Superbowl


ATLANTA FALCONS RECORDS

--Most combined return yards, Franchise History -- 3,389

--Most kickoff return yards, Franchise History -- 2,597

--Second most punt return yards, Franchise History -- 792

--Longest Punt Return, Playoffs -- 36 yards

--Most punt returns for a touchdown, Franchise History - 2 (tied with Deion Sanders)


NATIONAL COLLEGIATE HONORS

--7th Place in 1997 Heisman Trophy Voting

PLAYER 1ST 2ND 3RD POINTS
1. Charles Woodson, Michigan 433 209 98 1,815
2. Peyton Manning, Tennessee 281 263 174 1,543
3. Ryan Leaf, Washington State 70 205 241 861
4. Randy Moss, Marshall 17 56 90 253
5. Ricky Williams, Texas 4 31 61 135
6. Curtis Enis, Penn State 3 18 20 65
7. TIM DWIGHT, IOWA 5 3 11 32
8. Cade McNown, UCLA 0 7 12 26
9. Tim Couch, Kentucky 0 5 1222
10. Amos Zerouoe, West Virginia 3 1 10 21

--1997 Senior Bowl Invitee and Participant

--1997 Associated Press 1st Team All-American All-Purpose Player

--1997 Sporting News 1st Team All-American Kick Returner

--1997 Football Writers 1st Team All-American Kick Returner

--1997 Burger King Coaches All-American Kick Returner

--1997 Preseason Playboy Magazine All-American Kick Returner

--1997 NCAA I-A Punt Return Yardage Leader (19.3 Avg)

--1997 AT&T Long Distance Punt Return Award vs. Indiana (92 yards)

--1996 Football Writers 1st Team All-American Kick Returner

--1996 The Sporting News 2nd Team All-American Kick Returner

--1996 & 1997 Belitnikof Award Candidate

--1996 AT&T Long Distance Punt Return Awards vs. Penn State and Ohio State


BIG TEN HONORS

--1997 1st Team All-Big Ten (Media) Wide Receiver

--1997 2nd Team All-Big Ten (Coaches) Wide Receiver

--1997 Offensive Player of the Week vs. Indiana

--1997 Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Michigan

--1997 Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Minnesota

--1996 2nd Team All-Big Ten (Coaches & Media) Wide Receiver

--1996 Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Ohio State

--Three-time conference leader in punt returns (1994, 1996, 1997)


UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HONORS

--Named #1 at Hawkeyesports.com in their 'Favorite Hawkeyes of the 20th Century' voting that was controlled by the fans. See the results.

--Voted as a member of the All-Time Iowa Hawkeyes football team by the Iowa City Press Citizen. Here is the rest of the squad:

ALL-TIME IOWA HAWKEYES

Offense

SE Tim Dwight '94-97
OL Duke Slater '18-21
OL Alex Karras '56-57
C Jay Hilgenberg '81-83
OL John Niland '63-65
OL John Alt '80-83
TE Marv Cook '85-88
QB Chuck Long '81-85
RB Nile Kinnick '37-39
RB Ronnie Harmon '82-85
FB Bill Reichardt '49-51

Defense

DL Lester Belding '18-21
DL Mike Enich '38-40
DL Calvin Jones '53-55
DL Jared DeVries '95-98
DL Dave Haight '83-85
LB Andre Tippett '79-81
LB Larry Station '82-85
LB Leroy Smith '89-91
DB Paul Krause '61-63
DB Walter Glasgow '27-29
DB Gordon Locke '20-22

--1997 Co-captain

--1997 Co-Most Valuable Player

--1997 Special Teams MVP

--1997 Coaches Hustle Award, Offense

--1996 Co-Most Valuable Player

--1996 Special Teams MVP

--1996 Coaches Hustle Award, Offense

--1994 Special Teams MVP


BIG TEN RECORDS

--Punt Return Yardage, Career -- 1,086 yards

--Punt Return Touchdowns, Career -- 5

--Punt Return Touchdowns, Season -- 3 (tied with 2 others)

--Kickoff Returns, Game -- 9 (vs. Ohio State, 1995)

--Believed to be the only player to return punts for TDs against Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan.


IOWA RECORDS

--Receiving Yards, Career -- 2,271

--Receiving TDs, Career -- 21 (tied)

--Kickoff Returns, Game -- 9 vs. Ohio State (1995)

--Punt Return Yardage, Season -- 440 (1996)

--Punt Return Yardage, Career -- 1,086

--Only player in Iowa football history to have 1,000 career yards in 3 different categories (kick returns, punt returns, and receiving)

--Believed to be Iowa's career leader in All-Purpose Yards

--5th place on Iowa's career scoring list (192 points, highest total for a non-kicker or running back)

















"Tim is like Superman, he's all heart."
Hayden Fry
former football coach at the University of Iowa


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