Le'Veon Bell named a finalist for Doak Walker Award
The short list for the 2012 Doak Walker Award given to the nation’s top running back has been released, and junior running back Le’Veon Bell has found himself among the 10 finalists.
In his first year as MSU’s clear cut starting back, Bell has rushed for 1,249 yards and 10 touchdowns on 283 attempts, as well as catching 29 passes out of the backfield for 145 yards and a touchdown. In 10 games, Bell has recorded five 100-yard rushing games, two of which he rushed for more than 200 yards.
He joins Wisconsin running back Montee Ball as the Big Ten’s only other representative on the list.
The winner will be announced Thursday, Dec. 6, on ESPN.