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Ron Dayne

School: Wisconsin
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1999
Heisman Voting: 1st in 1999

Draft: 1st round, 11th overall of the 2000 NFL draft by the New York Giants

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
*1996 Wisconsin Big Ten RB 13 325 2109 6.5 21 14 133 9.5 0 339 2242 6.6 21
*1997 Wisconsin Big Ten RB 11 263 1457 5.5 15 10 117 11.7 0 273 1574 5.8 15
*1998 Wisconsin Big Ten RB 11 295 1525 5.2 15 6 45 7.5 0 301 1570 5.2 15
1999 Wisconsin Big Ten RB 12 337 2034 6.0 20 1 9 9.0 0 338 2043 6.0 20
Career Wisconsin 1220 7125 5.8 71 31 304 9.8 0 1251 7429 5.9 71

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1999 AP Player of the Year Award
1999 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
1999 Consensus All-America
1999 Doak Walker Award
1999 Heisman Memorial Trophy
1999 Maxwell Award
1999 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award
Heisman Voting
1999 2042 Points (1st)
Rush Attempts
1996 NCAA 325 (2nd)
1996 Big Ten 325 (1st)
1997 NCAA 263 (8th)
1997 Big Ten 263 (2nd)
1998 NCAA 295 (5th)
1998 Big Ten 295 (1st)
1999 NCAA 337 (2nd)
1999 Big Ten 337 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1220 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 1220 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Rushing Yards
1996 NCAA 2109 (2nd)
1996 Big Ten 2109 (1st)
1997 NCAA 1457 (6th)
1997 Big Ten 1457 (2nd)
1998 NCAA 1525 (6th)
1998 Big Ten 1525 (1st)
1999 NCAA 2034 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 2034 (1st)
Career NCAA* 7125 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 7125 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1996 Big Ten 6.5 (1st)
1997 Big Ten 5.5 (5th)
1998 Big Ten 5.2 (6th)
1999 Big Ten 6.0 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 5.8 (19th)
** Since 1956
Rushing Touchdowns
1996 NCAA 21 (2nd)
1996 Big Ten 21 (1st)
1997 Big Ten 15 (3rd)
1998 NCAA 15 (10th)
1998 Big Ten 15 (1st)
1999 NCAA 20 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 20 (1st)
Career NCAA* 71 (4th)
Career Big Ten** 71 (2nd)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Plays From Scrimmage
1996 NCAA 339 (2nd)
1996 Big Ten 339 (1st)
1997 Big Ten 273 (3rd)
1998 NCAA 301 (8th)
1998 Big Ten 301 (1st)
1999 NCAA 338 (3rd)
1999 Big Ten 338 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1251 (3rd)
Career Big Ten** 1251 (2nd)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Yards From Scrimmage
1996 NCAA 2242 (2nd)
1996 Big Ten 2242 (1st)
1997 Big Ten 1574 (4th)
1998 Big Ten 1570 (1st)
1999 NCAA 2043 (3rd)
1999 Big Ten 2043 (1st)
Career NCAA* 7429 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 7429 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1996 NCAA 21 (2nd)
1996 Big Ten 21 (1st)
1997 Big Ten 15 (3rd)
1998 Big Ten 15 (1st)
1999 NCAA 20 (3rd)
1999 Big Ten 20 (1st)
Career NCAA* 71 (4th)
Career Big Ten** 71 (2nd)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Total Plays
1996 Big Ten 325 (6th)
1997 Big Ten 263 (10th)
1998 Big Ten 295 (9th)
1999 Big Ten 337 (7th)
Total Yards
1996 Big Ten 2109 (4th)
1998 Big Ten 1525 (9th)
1999 Big Ten 2034 (6th)
Total Touchdowns
1996 Big Ten 21 (1st)
1997 Big Ten 15 (9th)
1998 Big Ten 15 (7th)
1999 Big Ten 20 (5th)
Career Big Ten** 71 (21st)
** Since 1956