• Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2013
  • Inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Inducted into the University of Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009
  • College football’s most-decorated player after winning the Heisman Trophy and Maxwell and Doak Walker Awards
  • National player of the year by the Associated Press, Football News, The Sporting News and Walter Camp
  • College football’s all- time leading rusher and the first player in college history to run for more than 7,000 career yards (post-season play included)
  • Three-time bowl game MVP (1996 Copper, 1999 Rose and 2000 Rose)
  • First three-time Big Ten rushing champion and conference career leader in rushing and scoring
  • Name and number on the facade of Camp Randall Stadium after setting the NCAA record at the Iowa game on Nov. 13, 1999
  • Landslide winner in the Heisman Trophy balloting—his 2,042 votes were the 10th-most of all time



USA Today High School All-American (1995)
Copper Bowl MVP (1996)
Heisman Trophy (1999)
Consensus All-American (1999)
AP Player of the Year (1999)
Maxwell Award (1999)
Walter Camp Award (1999)
Chic Harley Award (1999)
Doak Walker Award (1999)
Jim Brown Award (1999)
Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (1999)
Rose Bowl MVP (1999, 2000)
Big Ten Athlete of the Year (2000)
NFC Champion (2000)
All-Iron Award (2005)
Fedex Ground NFL Player of the Week (2006)
Wisconsin Badgers #33 retired (2007)
Red Smith Award (2011)
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame (2011)
College Football Hall of Fame (2013)