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Minnesota Vikings

Position
RB
 
Jersey
21
Name  Toby Gerhart
Born  3/28/1987
Height  6-0
Weight  231
College  Stanford
 
Notes:
Recipient of the 2009 Doak Walker Award given to the nation's top running back ...Voted the 2009 Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year...Finished second in the 2009 Heisman Trophy balloting...Consensus All-American this past season...A First-Team All-Pac-10 choice in 2009 and a second-team selection in 2008...Ranks second in Stanford history with 3,522 rushing yards...His 44 career rushing touchdown are the most in school history...Set a new school record with 1,136 rushing yards in 2008 and broke his own mark with 1,871 yards this past season...Posted 19 100-yard games, including three in which hewent for 200 or more yards...Also a talented baseball player...Good size and strength...Tough to bring down and pushes piles in short yardage situations...Natural runner with good vision and footwork...Solid pass blocker...Lacks breakaway speed and a second gear...Not all that elusive.

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