Salaam’s ca­reer high­lights

The Denver Post - - SPORTS -

• 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.

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