28 years ago today Barry Sanders won the the Heisman Trophy after completing what many consider to be the greatest season ever in any sport.
In 1988, Barry Sanders set 34 NCAA records that season on his way to capturing the Heisman Trophy. He also rushed for 2,628 yards and 37 touchdowns, while adding two special-teams scores. The NCAA didn’t begin including bowl game statistics until 2002, but with 222 yards and five touchdowns in the Holiday Bowl against Wyoming, he totaled 2,850 yards and 44 touchdowns.
Here is every score from Barry Sanders Heisman Trophy season in chronological order:
And because we’re so good to you, here are the best Barry Sanders highlights from his time in the NFL.