AUBURN ALL-AMERICAN
Fob James
Back
1955
After gaining 879 yards on 123 carries in 1955 including 178 against Chattanooga, Fob James held the record as Auburn's all-time leading rusher with 1,913 yards. His record stood for 21 years. James was named All-American by Movietone News and International News Service in 1955. He was also selected SEC Back of the Year by the Atlanta Touchdown Club the same year. James later served as Alabama's governor from 1979-1983 and again from 1995-1999.