Doak Walker Award Winners

Most Outstanding Running Back

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2015Derrick Henry*Alabama395 Att, 2219 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 28 TD
2014Melvin Gordon*Wisconsin343 Att, 2587 Yds, 7.5 Avg, 29 TD
2013Andre Williams*Boston College355 Att, 2177 Yds, 6.1 Avg, 18 TD
2012Montee Ball*Wisconsin356 Att, 1830 Yds, 5.1 Avg, 22 TD
2011Trent Richardson*Alabama283 Att, 1679 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 21 TD
2010LaMichael James*Oregon294 Att, 1731 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 21 TD
2009Toby Gerhart*Stanford343 Att, 1871 Yds, 5.5 Avg, 28 TD
2008Shonn Greene*Iowa307 Att, 1850 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 20 TD
2007Darren McFadden*Arkansas325 Att, 1830 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 16 TD
2006Darren McFadden*Arkansas284 Att, 1647 Yds, 5.8 Avg, 14 TD
2005Reggie Bush*Southern California200 Att, 1740 Yds, 8.7 Avg, 16 TD
2004Cedric Benson*Texas326 Att, 1834 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 19 TD
2003Chris Perry*Michigan338 Att, 1674 Yds, 5.0 Avg, 18 TD
2002Larry Johnson*Penn State271 Att, 2087 Yds, 7.7 Avg, 20 TD
2001Luke Staley*Brigham Young196 Att, 1596 Yds, 8.1 Avg, 24 TD
2000LaDainian Tomlinson*Texas Christian369 Att, 2158 Yds, 5.8 Avg, 22 TD
1999Ron Dayne*Wisconsin337 Att, 2034 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 20 TD
1998Ricky Williams*Texas361 Att, 2124 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 27 TD
1997Ricky WilliamsTexas279 Att, 1893 Yds, 6.8 Avg, 25 TD
1996Byron Hanspard*Texas Tech311 Att, 2000 Yds, 6.4 Avg, 13 TD
1995Eddie George*Ohio State328 Att, 1927 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 24 TD
1994Rashaan Salaam*Colorado298 Att, 2055 Yds, 6.9 Avg, 24 TD
1993Bam Morris*Texas Tech298 Att, 1752 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 22 TD
1992Garrison Hearst*Georgia228 Att, 1547 Yds, 6.8 Avg, 19 TD
1991Trevor CobbRice360 Att, 1692 Yds, 4.7 Avg, 14 TD
1990Greg Lewis*Washington229 Att, 1279 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 8 TD
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