Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 12/31/11
PASADENA, Calif. A dozen years had passed since Ron Dayne stood at a podium to accept the Heisman Trophy award, representing Wisconsin's football program in front of a ballroom filled with people. On Saturday, Dayne was back in front of an audience to accept another honor as a Rose Bowl Hall of Fame inductee, and the emotions he felt all those years ago were rekindled once again."Me getting this award is almost like winning the Heisman," Dayne said during his induction speech. "I'm up here nervous. I'm shaking. I'm sweating. And then I lost my speech."Dayne never was long on words throughout his career, but his play on the field made him stand out all the same. On Saturday, Dayne was inducted along with NBC sportscaster Dick Enberg and former Washington running back George Fleming at the Pasadena Civic Center.During his four years at Wisconsin, Dayne put together one of the all-time great careers in college football history. He ended his Wisconsin career with 6,397 rushing yards e...
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