Winn named AFCA D-III All-American

Hendrix running back Dayton Winn had the most rushing yards of any college back in Arkansas in 2015. Photo courtesy HC Sports Info.

From Hendrix Sports
Cody Usher, Sports Information Director

CONWAY, Ark. – Hendrix College senior running back Dayton Winn was selected to the American Football Coaches Association Division III All-America First Team on Monday.

Winn, from Pea Ridge, Ark., ran the ball 174 times of 1,372 yards and 22 touchdowns. He averaged 7.9 yards per carry and 137.2 yards per game. He also had 33 catches for 298 yards and a touchdown, 85 punt return yards, including a score, and 133 yards on kick returns. Winn scored 144 points on 24 TDs and averaged 188.9 all-purpose yards per game. He ranked second in the nation in yards per carry, third in rushing TDs and scoring, fourth in all-purpose yards per game and 12th in rushing yards and yards per game.

Winn also led the Southern Athletic Association in rushing yards, rushing yards per game, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns, all-purpose yards per game and scoring. He was the SAA Offensive Player of the Year, All-SAA and d3Football.com All-South Region First Team pick and a semifinalist for the Gagliardi Trophy

Winn was an AFCA First Team All-American last season as well.

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