Vince Workman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Vince Workman
Date of birth: (1967-05-09) May 9, 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth: Buffalo, New York
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 5 / Pick 127
Organizations
As player:
1989-1992
1992-1994
1995
1995-1996
Green Bay Packers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Carolina Panthers
Indianapolis Colts
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Vincent "Pookie" Workman (born May 9, 1967) is a former professional American football running back who was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 1989 NFL Draft. Workman played eight seasons in the NFL from 1989 to 1996 for the Packers, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Carolina Panthers and the Indianapolis Colts. Prior to his career at Ohio State University,

Vince Workman attended Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio, where he still owns all but one rushing record from his tenure in 1982-1984. Vince was a three-year starter at running back and wide receiver while Ohio State and was Team Captain in 1988.Vince worked for the Packers as a Pro Scout and Strength Coach from 1999-2006.

While with Green Bay in 1992, Workman played in the September game that is famously known for being the week that QB Brett Favre made his NFL game debut replacing the injured QB Don Majkowski. The Packers claimed victory 24-23 in a comeback win over the Bengals at Lambeau Field where Favre threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to complete the rally. Vince is the co-owner of the Green Bay Packers' team record for most catches by a running back in a single game with 12 in 1992 vs the Minnesota Vikings.He also owns the Carolina Panther record for most receptions by a running back in a game vs the LA Rams in 1995. He is the only Packers running back to catch 12 in one game.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pro-Football-Reference search (2011)". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-11-25.