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George Rogers

School: South Carolina
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1980
Heisman Voting: 7th in 1979 and 1st in 1980

Draft: 1st round, 1st overall of the 1981 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints

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
1977 South Carolina Ind RB 12 143 623 4.4 3 14 185 13.2 1 157 808 5.1 4
1978 South Carolina Ind RB 11 176 1006 5.7 6 8 41 5.1 0 184 1047 5.7 6
*1979 South Carolina Ind RB 12 311 1681 5.4 8 14 140 10.0 1 325 1821 5.6 9
1980 South Carolina Ind RB 11 297 1781 6.0 14 7 23 3.3 0 304 1804 5.9 14
Career South Carolina 927 5091 5.5 31 43 389 9.0 2 970 5480 5.6 33

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
1977 South Carolina Ind RB 12 6 146 24.3 0
1978 South Carolina Ind RB 11 6 193 32.2 0
*1979 South Carolina Ind RB 12
1980 South Carolina Ind RB 11
Career South Carolina 12 339 28.3 0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1980 Consensus All-America
1980 Heisman Memorial Trophy
Heisman Voting
1979 81 Points (7th)
1980 1128 Points (1st)
Rush Attempts
1979 NCAA 311 (2nd)
1979 Ind 311 (1st)
1980 NCAA 297 (3rd)
1980 Ind 297 (1st)
Career Ind** 927 (2nd)
** Since 1977
Rushing Yards
1978 Ind 1006 (9th)
1979 NCAA 1681 (2nd)
1979 Ind 1681 (1st)
1980 NCAA 1781 (1st)
1980 Ind 1781 (1st)
Career NCAA* 5091 (15th)
Career Ind** 5091 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1977
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1978 Ind 5.7 (8th)
1980 Ind 6.0 (2nd)
Career Ind** 5.5 (20th)
** Since 1977
Rushing Touchdowns
1979 Ind 8 (10th)
1980 NCAA 14 (5th)
1980 Ind 14 (2nd)
Career Ind** 31 (16th)
** Since 1977
Plays From Scrimmage
1979 NCAA 325 (2nd)
1979 Ind 325 (1st)
1980 NCAA 304 (3rd)
1980 Ind 304 (1st)
Career Ind** 970 (4th)
** Since 1977
Yards From Scrimmage
1979 NCAA 1821 (2nd)
1979 Ind 1821 (1st)
1980 NCAA 1804 (1st)
1980 Ind 1804 (1st)
Career Ind** 5480 (2nd)
** Since 1977
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1980 NCAA 14 (8th)
1980 Ind 14 (2nd)
Career Ind** 33 (19th)
** Since 1977
Total Plays
1979 Ind 311 (7th)
Total Yards
1979 Ind 1681 (8th)
1980 Ind 1781 (4th)
Total Touchdowns
1980 Ind 14 (9th)