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Bo Jackson

1985 - Winner of the 51st annual Heisman Memorial Trophy as the Outstanding College Football Player in America ... Consensus All-American, tabbed by KODAK Coaches', Football News, Walter Camp, Football Writers, AP and UPI ... The Sporting News College Football Player-of-the-Year ... Walter Camp Outstanding Player-of-the-Year ... AP and UPI All-SEC selection ... Top vote-getter on SEC Coaches' All-SEC team Leading rusher (162.4 yd. gm.), leading scorer (9.3 p/gm.) and leading all~purpose runner (169.0 yd./gm.) in Southeastern Conference ... Rushed for 1,786 yards on 278 carries and scored 17 touchdowns on the season ... Top game came against Southwestern Louisiana in opener with 290 yards on 23 carries and four TD's....... Set new Auburn single-season rushing record with his 1985 total.. Became first Auburn back ever to rush in excess of 4,000 yards in a career ... Rushed in excess of 100 yards on eight occasions, an Auburn record .. Had four 200-plus games in 1985... Suffered knee injury vs. Tennessee which forced him to miss most of the second half of the game ... Also was hampered by injury (bruised thigh) vs. Florida and East Carolina ... Played second half of Georgia game and all of Alabama Indoor Track 1983 & 1984-Lettered in track as a freshman and sophomore ... Qualified for the NCAA in the 60-yard dash both years... Only the fifth Auburn sprinter to qualify for the event... Owns a lifetime best of 6.18 seconds, which he ran twice during his freshman season (LSU Invitational and Last Chance Meet at Middle Tennessee) ... Ran 6.19 seconds in the event twice as a Sophomore at the SEC Conference meet and the Middle Tennessee Invitational ... Has advanced to the semi~finals in the 60 both times he has run in the NCAA indoor meet .. As a Sophomore, he had the ninth best time and missed making the finals by one spot. Baseball l985- Considered one of the premier players in college baseball ... Starting centerfielder throughout the se...

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