The Touchdowner of the Year Award is given annually for extraordinary contributions and outstanding achievements reflecting honor and sportsmanship to football over a lengthy period of time.

TOUCHDOWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

YEAR

NAME

1966

Bobby Dodd

1967

Jess Neely

1968

Kyle Rote

1969

Darrell Royal

1970

John McKay

1971

Paul "Bear" Bryant

1972

Dana X. Bible

1973

Johnny Unitas

1974

Morris Frank

1975

Dutch Meyer

1976

Matty Bell

1977

Sam Baugh

1978

Harry Fouke

1979

John David Crow

1980

Bobby Layne

1981

Doak Walker

1982

Eddie Robinson

1983

Clark Nealon

1984

Roger Staubach

1985

Frank Broyles

1986

Gordon Wood

1987

Bill Yeoman

1988

Weldon Humble

1989

Jack Pardee

1990

Tom Landry

1991

Forrest Gregg

YEAR

NAME

1992

Charlie McClendon

1993

Grant Teaff

1994

Bud Adams

1995

Emory Bellard

1996

Dave Campbell

1997

Gene Stallings

1998

Earl Campbell

1999

R.C. Slocum

2000

Eddie Joseph

2001

Spike Dykes

2002

Ken Hatfield

2003

Elvin Bethea

2004

DeLoss Dodds

2005

Hayden Fry

2006

Mack Brown

2007

Jerry LeVias

2008

Bruce Matthews

2009

Thurman Thomas

2010

Kenny Houston

2011

Chris Gilbert

2012

Robert McNair

2013

O.J. Brigance

2014

Red Cashion

2015

Joe Tusa

2016

Archie Manning

2017

Murry Bowden

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