Salaam’s career highlights
• Set Colorado school record with 2,055 yards rushing in 1994.
• 1994 Heisman Trophy winner, beating out Penn State’s Ki-Jana Carter and Alcorn State’s Steve McNair.
• 1994 unanimous All-American.
• 1994 Doak Walker Award, honored as college football’s top running back.
• 1994 Walter Camp Award, honored as collegiate football player of the year by NCAA Division I head coaches and sports information directors.
• 1994 Jim Brown Award, honored as top college football running back by Touchdown Club of Columbus.
• Selected in the first round (21st pick) of the 1995 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears.
• Youngest player (20) in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in one season.