AP Player of the Year Award Winners

Most Outstanding Player

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2016Lamar JacksonLouisville230 Cmp, 409 Att, 3543 Yds, 30 TD, 9 Int
2015Christian McCaffrey*Stanford337 Att, 2019 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 8 TD
2014Marcus Mariota*Oregon304 Cmp, 445 Att, 4454 Yds, 42 TD, 4 Int
2013Jameis Winston*Florida State257 Cmp, 384 Att, 4057 Yds, 40 TD, 10 Int
2012Johnny Manziel*Texas A&M295 Cmp, 434 Att, 3706 Yds, 26 TD, 9 Int
2011Robert Griffin III*Baylor291 Cmp, 402 Att, 4293 Yds, 37 TD, 6 Int
2010Cam Newton*Auburn185 Cmp, 280 Att, 2854 Yds, 30 TD, 7 Int
2009Ndamukong Suh*Nebraska52 Solo, 33 Ast, 12.0 Sk, 1 Int
2008Sam Bradford*Oklahoma328 Cmp, 483 Att, 4720 Yds, 50 TD, 8 Int
2007Tim Tebow*Florida234 Cmp, 350 Att, 3286 Yds, 32 TD, 6 Int
2006Troy Smith*Ohio State203 Cmp, 311 Att, 2542 Yds, 30 TD, 6 Int
2005Reggie Bush*Southern California200 Att, 1740 Yds, 8.7 Avg, 16 TD
2004Matt Leinart*Southern California269 Cmp, 412 Att, 3322 Yds, 33 TD, 6 Int
2003Jason White*Oklahoma278 Cmp, 451 Att, 3846 Yds, 40 TD, 10 Int
2002Brad Banks*Iowa170 Cmp, 294 Att, 2573 Yds, 26 TD, 5 Int
2001Rex GrossmanFlorida259 Cmp, 395 Att, 3896 Yds, 34 TD, 12 Int
2000Josh Heupel*Oklahoma305 Cmp, 472 Att, 3606 Yds, 20 TD, 15 Int
1999Ron DayneWisconsin337 Att, 2034 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 20 TD
1998Ricky WilliamsTexas361 Att, 2124 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 27 TD
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