Warren, Dewey - Football, 1980

Dewey Warren was an all-city quarterback at Jenkins High School in 1962 and went on to have an outstanding career at the University of Tennessee from 1965-67. He shattered numerous Tennessee records and led the Volunteers to three straight bowl appearances. The team also won the Southern Conference championship in 1968. That same year, Warren played in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. After his collegiate career, Warren was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he played one year under the legendary Coach Paul Brown.
When Warren was inducted into the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame in 1980, five of his Tennessee records still stood. These are: [1] Most completions in a season (136), 1966; [2] Most yards gained passing in a single season (1,716), 1966; [3] Most touchdown passes (18) in a single season, 1966; [4] Most career completions (258) and [5] Highest percentage of career completions (258 of 440 for 58.6 %), 1965-67.

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