Doak Walker Award Winners

Most Outstanding Running Back

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2016D'Onta ForemanTexas323 Att, 2028 Yds, 6.3 Avg, 15 TD
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*USC200 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 StaleyBrigham Young196 Att, 1596 Yds, 8.1 Avg, 24 TD
2000LaDainian TomlinsonTexas Christian369 Att, 2158 Yds, 5.8 Avg, 22 TD
1999Ron DayneWisconsin337 Att, 2034 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 20 TD
1998Ricky WilliamsTexas361 Att, 2124 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 27 TD
1997Ricky WilliamsTexas279 Att, 1893 Yds, 6.8 Avg, 25 TD
1996Byron HanspardTexas Tech311 Att, 2000 Yds, 6.4 Avg, 13 TD
1995Eddie George*Ohio State328 Att, 1927 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 24 TD
1994Rashaan SalaamColorado298 Att, 2055 Yds, 6.9 Avg, 24 TD
1993Bam MorrisTexas Tech298 Att, 1752 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 22 TD
1992Garrison HearstGeorgia228 Att, 1547 Yds, 6.8 Avg, 19 TD
1991Trevor CobbRice360 Att, 1692 Yds, 4.7 Avg, 14 TD
1990Greg LewisWashington229 Att, 1279 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 8 TD
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