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2016 Doak Walker Award Candidates

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2016 Doak Walker Award Candidates

Josh Adams (So.), Notre Dame
Kalen Ballage (Jr.), Arizona State
Saquon Barkley (So.), Penn State
Jamauri Bogan (So.), Western Michigan
Joel Bouagnon (Sr.), Northern Illinois
Matt Breida (Sr.), Georgia Southern
Shannon Brooks (So.), Minnesota
Algernon Brown (Sr.), BYU
James Butler (Jr.), Nevada
Nick Chubb (Jr.), Georgia
Jordan Chunn (Jr.), Troy
Corey Clement (Sr.), Wisconsin
James Conner (Jr.), Pittsburgh
Dalvin Cook (Jr.), Florida State
Marcus Cox (Sr.), Appalachian State
LeShun Daniels, Jr. (Sr.), Iowa
Justin Davis (Sr.), USC
Matthew Dayes (Sr.), NC State
Jela Duncan (Sr.), Duke
D'Andre Ferby (So.), Western Kentucky
Tarean Folston (Sr.), Notre Dame
D'Onta Foreman (Jr.), Texas
Leonard Fournette (Jr.), LSU
Jarvion Franklin (Jr.), Western Michigan
Royce Freeman (Jr.), Oregon
Wayne Gallman (Jr.), Clemson
Myles Gaskin (So.), Washington
Damien Harris (So.), Alabama
Paul Harris (Sr.), Hawaii
Kyle Hicks (Jr.), TCU
Brian Hill (Jr.), Wyoming
Dontrell Hilliard (Jr.), Tulane
Brandon Holloway (Sr.), Mississippi State
Elijah Hood (Jr.), North Carolina
Kareem Hunt (Sr.), Toledo
Jalen Hurd (Jr.), Tennessee
Justin Jackson (Jr.), Northwestern
Johnny Jefferson (Jr.), Baylor
Aaron Jones (Jr.), UTEP
Charles Jones (Sr.), Kansas State
Markell Jones (So.), Purdue
Ronald Jones II (So.), USC
Xavier Jones (So.), SMU
Alvin Kamara (Jr.), Tennessee
Ray Lawry (Jr.), Old Dominion
Phillip Lindsay (So.), Colorado
Shock Linwood (Sr.), Baylor
Marlon Mack (Jr.), South Florida
Devante Mays (Sr.), Utah State
Christian McCaffrey (Jr.), Stanford
Elijah McGuire (Sr.), Louisiana-Lafayette
Jeremy McNichols (Jr.), Boise State
Sony Michel (Jr.), Georgia
Taquan Mizzell (Sr.), Virginia
Khalfani Muhammad (Sr.), California
Terrell Newby (Sr.), Nebraska
Arkeel Newsome (Jr.), Connecticut
Jacobi Owens (Sr.), Air Force
Samaje Perine (Jr.), Oklahoma
Donnel Pumphrey (Sr.), San Diego State
Devine Redding (Jr.), Indiana
Demario Richard (Jr.), Arizona State
Larry Rose III (Jr.), New Mexico State
Bo Scarbrough (So.), Alabama
De'Veon Smith (Sr.), Michigan
Justin Stockton (Jr.), Texas Tech
Shaq Vann (So.), Eastern Michigan
Ke'Shawn Vaughn (So.), Illinois
Anthony Wales (Sr.), Western Kentucky
Kody Walker (Sr.), Arkansas
Warren Wand (So.), Arkansas State
Chris Warren III (So.), Texas
Mike Warren (So.), Iowa State
Tre Watson (Jr.), California
Ralph Webb (Jr.), Vanderbilt
David Williams (Jr.), South Carolina
Jamaal Williams (Sr.), BYU
Rawleigh Williams III (So.), Arkansas
Stanley Williams (Jr.), Kentucky
Nick Wilson (Jr.), Arizona
Shaun Wilson (Jr.), Duke
Marquis Young (So.), Massachusetts

Mark Your Calendar

  • Thursday, July 14, 2016:
    2016 Doak Walker Award
    candidates announced
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016: 2016 Doak Walker Award semifinalists announced (10)
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016: 2016 Doak Walker Award
    finalists announced (3)
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016: "The Home Depot College Football Awards" show airs on ESPN
  • February 2017:
    2016 Doak Walker Award
    Presentation Banquet