Bryce Love named Doak Walker Award, Walter Camp Player of the Year finalst

Stanford junior RB Bryce Love has been named a finalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award. He is also a finalist for the Doak Walker and Maxwell Awards, given to the nation’s top RB and player, respectively.

Love ranks No. 1 among among Power 5 running backs, and No. 2 overall in rushing yards with 1,848. He is averaging 8.6 yards/carry, which is more than any previous Heisman Trophy winner. Love has scored 16 touchdowns and 10 games of over 100 yards.

Other finalists for the Walter Camp award are Penn State RB Saquon Barkley, San Diego State RB Rashaad Penny, Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner and Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield.

The Walter Camp Player of the Year recipient, who is voted on by the 130 FBS head coaches and sports information directors, will be announced on Dec. 7.

The other finalists for the Doak Walker Award are Barkley and Wisconsin freshman RB Jonathan Taylor, while the Maxwell Award finalists are Barkley and Mayfield.

Stanford will play the USC Trojans on Friday, Dec. 1 at Levi’s Stadium in the Pac-12 Championship game.

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