Thursday, July 19, 2012

McCombs a Doak Walker Award candidate

UConn sophomore running back Lyle McCombs was one of 52 players named as candidates for the Doak Walker Award given to the nation's top collegiate running back.

McCombs ran for 1,151 yards in 2011 and his average of 95.9 yards per game was second among freshmen. He earned Freshman All-American honors from the Football Writers' Association of America and was a second-team All-Big East selection.

The Doak Walker Award will be announced on Dec. 6.



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