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Encyclopedia > Doak Walker Award

The Doak Walker Award, first awarded in 1990, honors the nation's top college football running back. It is unique among college football awards in that it requires all candidates to be: This article is about the year. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ...

  • in good academic standing, and
  • on schedule to graduate within one year of students in their eligibility classification.

The award is named after Doak Walker. Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. ...

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Previous winners

Year Player School
1990 Greg Lewis Washington
1991 Trevor Cobb Rice
1992 Garrison Hearst Georgia
1993 Byron "Bam" Morris Texas Tech
1994 Rashaan Salaam Colorado
1995 Eddie George Ohio State
1996 Byron Hanspard Texas Tech
1997 Ricky Williams Texas
1998 Ricky Williams Texas
1999 Ron Dayne Wisconsin
2000 LaDainian Tomlinson TCU
2001 Luke Staley BYU
2002 Larry Johnson Penn State
2003 Chris Perry Michigan
2004 Cedric Benson Texas
2005 Reggie Bush USC
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Texas Tech University is a nationally recognized doctoral/research university located in Lubbock, Texas (USA) established in 1923 originally as Texas Technological College. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Rashaan Salaam, a star running back at the University of Colorado at Boulder, won the 1994 Heisman Trophy as the Most Outstanding Player in College Football being the 4th major college football player to rush for over 2,000 yards. ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[2]; Colorado, CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward Nathan George, Jr. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Texas Tech University is a nationally recognized doctoral/research university located in Lubbock, Texas (USA) established in 1923 originally as Texas Technological College. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ricky Williams (born Errick Lynne Williams, Jr. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Ricky Williams (born Errick Lynne Williams, Jr. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Ron Dayne (born March 14, 1978 in Berlin, New Jersey) is an American football running back for the Houston Texans of the NFL. He is best known for holding the NCAA record for career rushing yards. ... The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... LaDainian Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979 in Rosebud, Texas) is an American football player who currently plays running back for the San Diego Chargers of the NFL. Tomlinson is a Texas Christian University alumnus. ... Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Lucas Staley is an American football player who starred as a runningback at Brigham Young University from 1999 to 2001. ... Brigham Young University, often referred to as BYU, is the flagship university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Larry Alphonso Johnson, Jr. ... It has been suggested that University Park, Pennsylvania be merged into this article or section. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chris Perry(born December 27, 1981) is an NFL runningback. ... UM also has campuses in Dearborn and Flint. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cedric Myron Benson (born December 28, 1982 in Midland, Texas) is an American football running back. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Reginald Alfred Reggie Bush II (born March 2, 1985 in San Diego, California), nicknamed The President, alluding to George W. Bush, is an American football player who plays for the New Orleans Saints and formerly for the University of Southern California (USC). ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal[1]), located in the downtown district of Los Angeles, California, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ...

External links

  1. Official Website


College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman or LB)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year | Home Depot Coach of the Year
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I-AA Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I-AA Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

  Results from FactBites:
 
John David Crow Named 2004 PricewaterhouseCoopers Doak Walker Legends Award Recipient (546 words)
The award is presented by the SMU Athletic Forum, and the recipients are chosen by the Forum's Board of Directors.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers Doak Walker Legends Award was created by the SMU Athletic Forum to honor former running backs who excelled at the collegiate level and also distinguished themselves as leaders in their communities.
Walker was a first round draft pick of the Detroit Lions, and during his six years with the Lions, he led the team to NFL championships in 1952 and 1953 and was chosen All-Pro four times.
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