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Ricky Williams

School: Texas
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1997 and 1998
Heisman Voting: 5th in 1997 and 1st in 1998

Draft: 1st round, 5th overall of the 1999 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints

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
1995 Texas SWC RB 12 166 990 6.0 8 16 224 14.0 0 182 1214 6.7 8
1996 Texas Big 12 RB 12 205 1272 6.2 12 25 291 11.6 2 230 1563 6.8 14
1997 Texas Big 12 RB 11 279 1893 6.8 25 20 150 7.5 0 299 2043 6.8 25
1998 Texas Big 12 RB 11 361 2124 5.9 27 24 262 10.9 1 385 2386 6.2 28
Career Texas 1011 6279 6.2 72 85 927 10.9 3 1096 7206 6.6 75

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1995 Texas SWC RB 12
1996 Texas Big 12 RB 12
1997 Texas Big 12 RB 11 1 1 100.0 27 27.0 47.0 1 0 656.8
1998 Texas Big 12 RB 11 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0
Career Texas 1 3 33.3 27 9.0 0.7 1 1 152.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1997 65 Points (5th)
1998 2355 Points (1st)

Rush Attempts
1995 SWC 166 (7th)
1996 Big 12 205 (6th)
1997 NCAA 279 (4th)
1997 Big 12 279 (1st)
1998 NCAA 361 (2nd)
1998 Big 12 361 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1011 (14th)
Career Big 12** 845 (2nd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1996

Rushing Yards
1995 SWC 990 (5th)
1996 Big 12 1272 (5th)
1997 NCAA 1893 (1st)
1997 Big 12 1893 (1st)
1998 NCAA 2124 (1st)
1998 Big 12 2124 (1st)
Career NCAA* 6279 (3rd)
Career Big 12** 5289 (2nd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1996

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1995 SWC 6.0 (2nd)
1996 Big 12 6.2 (5th)
1997 NCAA 6.8 (8th)
1997 Big 12 6.8 (3rd)
1998 Big 12 5.9 (1st)
Career Big 12** 6.3 (4th)

** Since 1996

Rushing Touchdowns
1995 SWC 8 (5th)
1996 Big 12 12 (8th)
1997 NCAA 25 (1st)
1997 Big 12 25 (1st)
1998 NCAA 27 (1st)
1998 Big 12 27 (1st)
Career NCAA* 72 (3rd)
Career Big 12** 64 (1st)

* Since 1956
** Since 1996

Plays From Scrimmage
1995 SWC 182 (6th)
1996 Big 12 230 (6th)
1997 NCAA 299 (3rd)
1997 Big 12 299 (1st)
1998 NCAA 385 (1st)
1998 Big 12 385 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1096 (14th)
Career Big 12** 914 (4th)

* Since 1956
** Since 1996

Yards From Scrimmage
1995 SWC 1214 (3rd)
1996 Big 12 1563 (5th)
1997 NCAA 2043 (1st)
1997 Big 12 2043 (1st)
1998 NCAA 2386 (1st)
1998 Big 12 2386 (1st)
Career NCAA* 7206 (2nd)
Career Big 12** 5992 (2nd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1996

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1995 SWC 8 (5th)
1996 Big 12 14 (4th)
1997 NCAA 25 (3rd)
1997 Big 12 25 (1st)
1998 NCAA 28 (2nd)
1998 Big 12 28 (1st)
Career NCAA* 75 (3rd)
Career Big 12** 67 (2nd)

* Since 1956
** Since 1996

Total Plays
1997 Big 12 280 (9th)
1998 Big 12 363 (4th)

Total Yards
1997 Big 12 1920 (6th)
1998 Big 12 2124 (4th)

Total Touchdowns
1995 SWC 8 (9th)
1997 Big 12 26 (1st)
1998 Big 12 27 (2nd)
Career Big 12** 65 (22nd)

** Since 1996