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Kenny Gamble

Running Back

Kenneth Patrick Gamble

Inducted 2002

Date of Birth



Holyoke, MA


Colgate University (1984-1987)


In 1986, Colgate halfback Kenny Gamble led the nation in all purpose yardage, 2,425 and rushing yardage, 1,816. In 1987, he led in all- purpose yards, 2,097, was second in rushing yards, 1,411, and won the Walter Payton Award as the nation's best player in Division I-AA (FCS). Kenny was a first-team All-America in each of those years. He led his team in rushing four years, set 29 school records, and won the Andy Kerr Trophy as Colgate's Most Valuable Player. He played professionally with the Kansas City Chiefs.


Height 5'10

Weight 197

Career Highlights

  • 1987 First Team All-America (FCS)
  • 1987 Walter Payton Award Winner
  • 1986 First Team All-America (FCS)
  • 1986 Led nation in all-purpose yards
  • 1986 Led nation in rushing
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