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Anthony Thompson

School: Indiana
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1988 and 1989
Heisman Voting: 9th in 1988 and 2nd in 1989

Draft: 2nd round, 31st overall of the 1990 NFL draft by the Phoenix Cardinals

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
*1986 Indiana Big Ten RB 12 191 806 4.2 5 10 79 7.9 0 201 885 4.4 5
*1987 Indiana Big Ten RB 12 257 1014 3.9 12 26 242 9.3 0 283 1256 4.4 12
*1988 Indiana Big Ten RB 12 355 1686 4.7 26 31 233 7.5 0 386 1919 5.0 26
1989 Indiana Big Ten RB 11 358 1793 5.0 24 35 201 5.7 1 393 1994 5.1 25
Career Indiana 1161 5299 4.6 67 102 755 7.4 1 1263 6054 4.8 68

Kick & Punt Returns

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year School Conf Class Pos G Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
*1986 Indiana Big Ten RB 12 1 18 18.0 0
*1987 Indiana Big Ten RB 12
*1988 Indiana Big Ten RB 12
1989 Indiana Big Ten RB 11 18 394 21.9 0
Career Indiana 19 412 21.7 0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1988 21 Points (9th)
1989 1003 Points (2nd)

Rush Attempts
1986 Big Ten 191 (6th)
1987 NCAA 257 (7th)
1987 Big Ten 257 (3rd)
1988 NCAA 355 (1st)
1988 Big Ten 355 (1st)
1989 NCAA 358 (1st)
1989 Big Ten 358 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1161 (4th)
Career Big Ten** 1161 (2nd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1956

Rushing Yards
1986 Big Ten 806 (6th)
1987 Big Ten 1014 (4th)
1988 NCAA 1686 (3rd)
1988 Big Ten 1686 (1st)
1989 NCAA 1793 (1st)
1989 Big Ten 1793 (1st)
Career NCAA* 5299 (11th)
Career Big Ten** 5299 (3rd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1956

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1988 Big Ten 4.7 (7th)
1989 Big Ten 5.0 (8th)

Rushing Touchdowns
1987 Big Ten 12 (4th)
1988 NCAA 26 (2nd)
1988 Big Ten 26 (1st)
1989 NCAA 24 (1st)
1989 Big Ten 24 (1st)
Career NCAA* 67 (5th)
Career Big Ten** 67 (3rd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1956

Receptions
1989 Big Ten 35 (10th)

Plays From Scrimmage
1986 Big Ten 201 (6th)
1987 NCAA 283 (5th)
1987 Big Ten 283 (3rd)
1988 NCAA 386 (1st)
1988 Big Ten 386 (1st)
1989 NCAA 393 (1st)
1989 Big Ten 393 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1263 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 1263 (1st)

* Since 1956
** Since 1956

Yards From Scrimmage
1986 Big Ten 885 (8th)
1987 Big Ten 1256 (5th)
1988 NCAA 1919 (2nd)
1988 Big Ten 1919 (1st)
1989 NCAA 1994 (1st)
1989 Big Ten 1994 (1st)
Career NCAA* 6054 (11th)
Career Big Ten** 6054 (2nd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1956

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1987 Big Ten 12 (5th)
1988 NCAA 26 (2nd)
1988 Big Ten 26 (1st)
1989 NCAA 25 (1st)
1989 Big Ten 25 (1st)
Career NCAA* 68 (6th)
Career Big Ten** 68 (3rd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1956

Total Plays
1987 Big Ten 257 (9th)
1988 Big Ten 355 (3rd)
1989 Big Ten 358 (4th)

Total Yards
1988 Big Ten 1686 (7th)
1989 Big Ten 1793 (7th)

Total Touchdowns
1987 Big Ten 12 (9th)
1988 NCAA 26 (9th)
1988 Big Ten 26 (1st)
1989 NCAA 24 (8th)
1989 Big Ten 24 (1st)