Doak Walker Award Presentation Tonight

December 6th, 2007

The Guaranty Bank SMU Athletic Forum today announced Mike Hart of Michigan, Darren McFadden of Arkansas and Ray Rice of Rutgers as the three finalists for the 2007 Doak Walker Award. The three finalists were determined by a vote of the 162-member Doak Walker Award National Selection Committee.

The Committee will cast a second vote to determine the recipient of the 2007 Doak Walker Award. The recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards at 7:30 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, December 6. The award will be presented at the 2007 Doak Walker Award Presentation Banquet in Dallas on Friday, February 15, 2008.

McFadden, a junior from Little Rock, Arkansas, has rushed for 1,519 yards and accounted for 16 touchdowns this season. He leads the SEC in total rushing yards and yards per game and has scored touchdowns rushing, receiving and passing in 2007. McFadden is the only running back in SEC history other than Herschel Walker to rush for 1,000 yards as a freshman, sophomore and junior. McFadden was the recipient of the Award in 2006.

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