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Marshall Faulk

Running Back

Marshall William Faulk

Inducted 2017

Date of Birth



New Orleans, LA


San Diego State University (1991-1993)


A three-time First Team All-American, Marshall Faulk was just the fifth player in NCAA history to record back-to-back rushing titles. A two-time Unanimous All-America in 1992 and 1993, Faulk became the first freshman in history to lead the nation in both scoring (140 points) and rushing (158.8 yards per game) in 1991. A three-time Heisman Trophy finalist, he finished second in 1992 after again leading the nation in rushing with 163 yards per game. The 1992 WAC Offensive Player of the Year owns the NCAA FBS record for points per game with 12.1, and he remains in the top 10 in college history in rushing yards per game (148) and all-purpose yardage per game (180.5). The 1991 WAC Freshman of the Year, Faulk rushed for 386 yards in his first start as an Aztec to set a then-NCAA record. A three-time First Team All-WAC selection, he led the conference in scoring all three seasons and twice led the conference in rushing. The two-time recipient of the Joe Kearney Award as the WAC Athlete of the Year across all sports set numerous conference records, including single-game and career touchdowns and career rushing average. Faulk set nearly every San Diego State rushing record while leading the Aztecs in rushing, scoring and all-purpose yards every year of his career. The No. 2 overall pick in the 1994 NFL Draft, Faulk split his 12-year career between the Indianapolis Colts (1994-98) and the St. Louis Rams (1999-2005). His many NFL accolades include the 2000 MVP award, seven Pro Bowl selections and the 1994 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award. Leading the Rams to a victory in Super Bowl XXXIV and an appearance in Super Bowl XXXVI. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Colts Ring of Honor.


Height 5'10"

Weight 200

Career Highlights

  • 1993 All-Conference
  • 1993 Heisman - Fourth
  • 1993 Unanimous All-America
  • 1992 All-Conference
  • 1992 Conference MVP
  • 1992 Heisman - Second
  • 1992 Led nation in rushing
  • 1992 Unanimous All-America
  • 1991 All-Conference
  • 1991 First Team All-America
  • 1991 Heisman - Ninth
  • 1991 Led nation in rushing and scoring
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