The Doak Walker Award is given annually to the nation’s top running back.
Previous winners of the award have included Ricky Williams, LaDainian Tomlinson, Reggie Bush and Darren McFadden.
The 2010 Doak Walker Award winner, LaMichael James, returns to school to try and become only the third player to win multiple Doak Walker Awards.
He will have a tough time repeating, as there are several talented running backs all vying for the title of “Best Running Back”.
Here are the top 10 Doak Walker Award candidates for 2011.