February 22, 2010
The Doak Walker Award and the Doak Walker Legends Award were presented by the SMU Athletic Forum during a banquet on February 19, 2010.
Toby Gerhart from Stanford University received the 2009 Doak Walker Award. Gerhart, a senior from Norco, CA, ranks first nationally in total rushing with 1,736 yards and 160 points scored. Read more.
Eric Dickerson and Craig James, former star SMU running backs, were jointly named the recipients of the 2009 PricewaterhouseCoopers Doak Walker Legends Award. From 1979-82, teammates Dickerson and James, collectively known as the “Pony Express”, led SMU to national prominence. In their careers, they combined for 8,192 rushing yards and 70 rushing touchdowns which remains a NCAA career record for a duo. They led SMU to national championships in 1981 and 1982. Read more.
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