Points Year-by-Year Leaders and Records

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  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player Pts School
2017Devin Singletary198Florida Atlantic
2016Anthony Wales*174Western Kentucky
2015Derrick Henry*168Alabama
2014Jay Ajayi*192Boise State
2014Melvin Gordon*192Wisconsin
2013Keenan Reynolds*188Navy
2012Kenneth Dixon168Louisiana Tech
2011Montee Ball*234Wisconsin
2010Dan Bailey*149Oklahoma State
2009Toby Gerhart*168Stanford
2008Jeff Wolfert*133Missouri
2007Kevin Smith*180Central Florida
2006Ian Johnson*150Boise State
2005Lendale White*156Southern California
2004Tyler Jones*141Boise State
2003Cedric Benson*132Texas
2003Larry Fitzgerald*132Pittsburgh
2003Steven Jackson*132Oregon State
2003Tyler Jones*132Boise State
2002Brock Forsey*192Boise State
2001Luke Staley168Brigham Young
2000Lee Suggs168Virginia Tech
1999Shaun Alexander144Alabama
1998Troy Edwards186Louisiana Tech
1997Skip Hicks*156UCLA
1997Randy Moss*156Marshall
1996Corey Dillon138Washington
1995Eddie George*150Ohio State
1994Rashaan Salaam144Colorado
1993Marshall Faulk144San Diego State
1992Garrison Hearst126Georgia
1991Marshall Faulk138San Diego State
1991Desmond Howard*138Michigan
1990Roman Anderson115Houston
1989Anthony Thompson150Indiana
1988Barry Sanders234Oklahoma State
1987Paul Hewitt144San Diego State
1986Steve Bartalo114Colorado State
1985Bernard White114Bowling Green State
1984Keith Byars*144Ohio State
1983Mike Rozier174Nebraska
1982Greg Allen126Florida State
1981Marcus Allen*138Southern California
1980Sammy Winder120Southern Mississippi
1979Billy Sims132Oklahoma
1978Billy Sims120Oklahoma
1977Earl Campbell114Texas
1976Tony Dorsett138Pittsburgh
1976Terry Miller*138Oklahoma State
1975Pete Johnson*156Ohio State
1974Keith Barnette132Boston College
1973J.J. Jennings126Rutgers
1972Champ Henson*120Ohio State
1971Terry Metcalf174Long Beach State
1971Lydell Mitchell174Penn State
1970Don McCauley*144North Carolina
1969Leon Burns162Long Beach State
1968O.J. Simpson*138Southern California
1967Leroy Keyes114Purdue
1966Lee Jones96Buffalo
1965Dave Alexander108East Carolina
1964Brian Piccolo102Wake Forest
1963Darryl Hill90Maryland
1962Cotton Clark90Alabama
1962Preacher Pilot90New Mexico State
1961Pete Pedro126West Texas A&M
1960Bob Gaiters138New Mexico State
1959Pervis Atkins96New Mexico State
1958Dick Bass96Pacific
1957Leon Burton96Arizona State
1956Clendon Thomas102Oklahoma

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