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Toby Gerhart
RB #32
Height:
6-0
Weight:
231
College:
Stanford
Hometown:
Norco, CA
Experience:
4
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 67 328 4.9 1,438 4.4 21.5 6 67 70 21.3 9 2 6
2014 JAC 6 52 8.7 133 2.6 22.2 1 13 10 19.2 0 0 1
2013 MIN 14 36 2.6 283 7.9 20.2 2 41T 13 36.1 4 1 1
2012 MIN 16 50 3.1 169 3.4 10.6 1 22 10 20 1 0 2
2011 MIN 16 109 6.8 531 4.9 33.2 1 67 24 22 3 1 1
2010 MIN 15 81 5.4 322 4 21.5 1 21 13 16 1 0 1
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 67 86 686 8 10.2 42 3 6 1 30 2
2014 JAC 6 9 86 9.6 14.3 26 0 2 0 4 0
2013 MIN 14 13 88 6.8 6.3 13 0 0 0 3 0
2012 MIN 16 20 155 7.8 9.7 21 0 1 0 9 0
2011 MIN 16 23 190 8.3 11.9 42 3 1 1 8 0
2010 MIN 15 21 167 8 11.1 23 0 2 0 6 2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 67 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 JAC 6 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIN 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 67 8 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2014 JAC 6 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2013 MIN 14 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2012 MIN 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2011 MIN 16 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2010 MIN 15 3 3 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 67 7 106 15.1 20 0 1 0 0 0
2014 JAC 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIN 14 7 106 15.1 20 0 1 0 0 0
2012 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2010 (15/1), 2011 (16/5). Total- 31/6.

  • Had career-best 2 TD receptions vs. New Orleans in 2011.
  • Recipient of the Doak Walker Award after his senior season as the nation’s top RB and runner-up in Heisman Trophy voting.
  • Earned degree from Stanford in spring 2010.

OFF THE FIELD Valedictorian of his Norco High class of over 700 students...A 3-year letterman on the Stanford baseball team as an OF…Helped the baseball team reach the 2008 College World Series while earning All-Tournament Team honors…A 1st-team Pac-10 All Academic choice as a senior…Turned down a professional baseball contract in 2009 to continue playing college football…Graduated from Stanford in June 2010 in management science and engineering…Brother, Garth, is chasing NFL dream as a rookie in 2012…Father, Todd was a RB at Cal State-Fullerton before joining the USFL for 2 seasons and went to training camp with the Vikings in 1986…Has triplet sisters who all play college softball, two at Stanford and one at Cal Poly-SLO...Grew up in neighboring community of fellow Viking Heath Farwell (Norco and Corona, CA).

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2010 (15/1), 2011 (16/5). Total- 31/6.

  • Had career-best 2 TD receptions vs. New Orleans in 2011.
  • Recipient of the Doak Walker Award after his senior season as the nation’s top RB and runner-up in Heisman Trophy voting.
  • Earned degree from Stanford in spring 2010.

OFF THE FIELD Valedictorian of his Norco High class of over 700 students...A 3-year letterman on the Stanford baseball team as an OF…Helped the baseball team reach the 2008 College World Series while earning All-Tournament Team honors…A 1st-team Pac-10 All Academic choice as a senior…Turned down a professional baseball contract in 2009 to continue playing college football…Graduated from Stanford in June 2010 in management science and engineering…Brother, Garth, is chasing NFL dream as a rookie in 2012…Father, Todd was a RB at Cal State-Fullerton before joining the USFL for 2 seasons and went to training camp with the Vikings in 1986…Has triplet sisters who all play college softball, two at Stanford and one at Cal Poly-SLO...Grew up in neighboring community of fellow Viking Heath Farwell (Norco and Corona, CA).

PRO Had most productive game of rookie season in his lone start, vs. Chicago (12/20/10) on Monday Night Football in frigid conditions at TCF Bank Stadium...Scored 1st career TD at Washington (11/28/10) in Interim Head Coach Leslie Frazier’s debut with the club...Was inactive for season opener but played in next 15 games as a rookie...Selected with #51 overall pick after the Vikings traded up with the Houston Texans…Joins Adrian Peterson (2004) as former Heisman Trophy runner-ups with the Vikings.

2011 Saw increased playing time in and started career-high 5 games...Notched longest run by a Viking during the season with 67-yard jaunt at Washington (12/24)...Recorded 1st career 100-yard rushing day at Washington...Snared career-high receptions vs. Denver (12/4) and tied season-high with 42 yards through the air...Caught season-long 42-yard pass vs. Tampa Bay (9/18)...Had career-best 2 TD receptions vs. New Orleans (12/18), matching Vikings record for receiving TDs by a RB in a game...Ran for 413 yards in the final 6 games of the season, averaging nearly 69 yards per game...Had consecutive games with 90+ yards rushing vs. Denver (12/4) and at Detroit (12/11) with 91 and 90 yards respectively...Caught 1st career scoring pass vs. Detroit (12/11) on a 2-yard pass from Joe Webb...Had 29 offensive touches vs. Denver (12/4) with 21 carries and 8 receptions.

2010 Grew into bigger role in the Vikings offense as season went on...Started 1st career game vs. Chicago (12/20) on Monday Night Football, a game played at TCF Bank Stadium following the collapse of the Metrodome roof...Started game in place of injured Adrian Peterson and notched career-best 77 yards on the ground vs. Chicago...Season-high 22 rushing attempts came at Washington (11/28) and scored 1st career TD on a 5-yard run in the win...Played in final 15 games of season after being inactive for opener...Had a carry in 14 of his 15 games, but caught season-high 5 passes in game he did not run the ball, at New England (10/31).

COLLEGE Started 26-of-38 career games…Finished his collegiate career ranked 2nd on Stanford’s all-time career rushing list with 3,522 yards...Ranked 1st in career rushing TDs with 44, and rushing attempts with  671...Holds the 2 top single-season rushing marks in school history...Was just the 2nd RB in school history to rush for 1,000+ yards in consecutive seasons, joining former Viking Darrin Nelson…Ran for 100+ yards 19 times in his career, including 3 contests in which he rushed for 200 or more yards...Set Stanford’s single-game rushing record with a 223 yard performance against Oregon in 2009...Consensus All-America and named the Pacific-10 Offensive Player of the Year as a senior...Finished 2nd in the 2009 Heisman Trophy balloting, 28 points behind Mark Ingram in the closest race in Heisman history...Limited to 1 game his sophomore season due to a knee injury…Played in all 12 games as a freshman.

PREP Was coached by his father at Norco (CA) High…Set California high school rushing record with 9,662 yards…Consensus All-America…A 1st-team All-State, All-CIF Southern Selection, CIF Southern Player of the Year, CIF Division V Player of the Year and Los Angeles Times Player of the Year as a senior…Gatorade’s High School Player of the Year for California…Rushed for 3,233 yards and 39 TDs as a senior…All-State in baseball as a junior and senior…Played  3 seasons of basketball.

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