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NFL's Rookie of the Year

1955
 • Alan Ameche, FB - Baltimore (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1956
 • Lenny Moore, HB - Baltimore (United Press)
 • J.C. Caroline, DB - Chicago Bears ("The Sporting News")
1957
 • Jim Brown, FB - Cleveland (United Press, Associated Press, "The Sporting News">
1958
 • Jimmy Orr, OE - Pittsburgh (United Press, Associated Press>
 • Bobby Mitchell, HB - Cleveland ("The Sporting News">
1959
 • Nick Pietrosante, FB - Detroit (Associated Press, "The Sporting News")
 • Boyd Dowler, OE - Green Bay (United Press)
1960
(NFL)

 • Gail Cogdill, OE - Detroit (Associated Press, United Press, "The Sporting News")
(AFL)
 • Abner Haynes, HB - Dallas Texans (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1961
(NFL)

 • Mike Ditka, OE - Chicago Bears (Associated Press, United Press, "The Sporting News")
(AFL)
 • Earl Faison, DE - San Diego (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1962
(NFL)

 • Ronnie Bull, HB - Chicago Bears (Associated Press, United Press, "The Sporting News")
(AFL)
 • Curtis McClinton, FB - Dallas (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1963
(NFL)

 • Paul Flatley, OE - Minnesota (Associated Press, United Press, "The Sporting News")
(AFL)
 • Billy Joe, FB - Denver (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1964
(NFL)

 • Charley Taylor, HB - Washington (Associated Press, United Press, "The Sporting News", Newspaper Enterprise Association)
(AFL)
 • Matt Snell, FB - NY Jets (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1965
(NFL)

 • Gale Sayers, HB - Chicago (Associated Press, United Press, "The Sporting News", Newspaper Enterprise Association)
(AFL)
 • Joe Namath, QB - NY Jets (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1966
(NFL)

 • Johnny Roland, HB - St. Louis (United Press)
 • Tommy Nobis, LB - Atlanta (Associated Press, "The Sporting News", Newspaper Enterprise Association)
(AFL)
 • Bobby Burnett, HB - Buffalo (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1967
(NFL)
 • Mel Farr, HB - Detroit (United Press, "The Sporting News", Newspaper Enterprise Association")
(AFL)
 • George Webster, LB - Houston (United Press)
 • Dickie Post, HB - San Diego ("The Sporting News")
1968
(NFL)

 • Earl McCullouch, OE - Detroit (United Press, "The Sporting News", Newspaper Enterprise Association")
(AFL)
 • Paul Robinson, HB - Cincinnati (United Press, "The Sporting News")
1969
(NFL)

 • Calvin Hill, HB - Dallas (United Press, "The Sporting News", Newspaper Enterprise Association)
(AFL)
 • Greg Cook, QB - Cincinnati (United Press)
 • Carl Garrett, HB - Boston ("The Sporting News")
1970
 • Raymond Chester, TE - Oakland (Newspaper Enterprise Association)
1971
 • No Selection
1972
 • Franco Harris, RB - Pittsburgh ("Pro Football Weekly")
1973
 • Chuck Foreman, RB - Minnesota ("Pro Football Weekly")
1974
 • Don Woods, RB - San Diego ("Pro Football Weekly")
1975
 • Steve Bartkowski, QB - Atlanta ("Pro Football Weekly")
1976
 • No Selection
1977
 • Tony Dorsett, RB - Dallas (Newspaper Enterprise Association)
1978
 • Earl Campbell, RB - Houston Oilers (Newspaper Enterprise Association, Pro Football Writers of America)
1979
 • Ottis Anderson, RB - St. Louis Cardinals (Newspaper Enterprise Association, Pro Football Writers of America)
1980
 • Billy Sims, RB - Detroit (Newspaper Enterprise Association, "The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1981
 • Lawrence Taylor, LB - NY Giants (Newspaper Enterprise Association)
 • George Rogers, RB - New Orleans ("The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1982
 • Marcus Allen, RB - LA Raiders (Newspaper Enterprise Association, "The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1983
 • Eric Dickerson, RB - LA Rams (Newspaper Enterprise Association, Pro Football Writers of America)
 • Dan Marino, QB - Miami ("The Sporting News")
1984
 • Louis Lipps, WR - Pittsburgh (Newspaper Enterprise Association, "The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1985
 • Eddie Brown, WR - Cincinnati (Newspaper Enterprise Association, "The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1986
 • Reuben Mayes, RB - New Orleans (Newspaper Enterprise Association, "The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1987
 • Shane Conlan, LB - Buffalo (Pro Football Writers of America)
 • Bo Jackson, RB - LA Raiders (Newspaper Enterprise Association)
 • Robert Awalt, TE - St. Louis Cardinals ("The Sporting News")
1988
 • John Stephens, RB - New England (Newspaper Enterprise Association, Pro Football Writers of America)
 • Keith Jackson, TE - Philadelphia ("The Sporting News")
1989
 • Barry Sanders, RB - Detroit (Newspaper Enterprise Association, "The Sporting News", Pro Football Writers of America)
1990
 • Mark Carrier, S - Chicago (Pro Football Writers of America)
 • Richmond Webb, OT - Miami ("The Sporting News")
1991
 • Mike Croel, LB - Denver (Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1992
 • Dale Carter, CB - Kansas City (Pro Football Writers of America)
 • Santana Dotson, DE - Tampa Bay ("The Sporting News")
1993
 • Jerome Bettis, RB - LA Rams (Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1994
 • Marshall Faulk, RB - Indianapolis (Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1995
 • Curtis Martin, RB - New England (Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1996
 • Eddie George, RB - Tennessee (Associated Press, Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1997
 • Warrick Dunn, RB - Tampa Bay (Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1998
 • Randy Moss, WR - Minnesota (Pro Football Writers of America, "The Sporting News")
1999
 • Edgerrin James, RB - Indianapolis ("The Sporting News")
2000
 • Mike Anderson, RB - Denver ("The Sporting News")

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