Top Ten '09 Walker Award Hopefuls

Carl Stine@@CFBAllDayCorrespondent IAugust 8, 2009

Top Ten '09 Walker Award Hopefuls

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    ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 1:  Running back Jonathan Dwyer #21 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets runs for a second quarter touchdown during the game against the Florida State Seminoles at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field on November 1, 2008 in Atlanta,

Honorable Mention: MiQuale Lewis-Ball State, John Clay-Wisconsin, Damion Fletcher - Southern Mississippi

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    EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 01:  John Clay #32 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates a fourth quarter touchdown with Kyle Jefferson #7 while playing the Michigan State Spartans on November 1, 2008 at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State

No. 10—Armando Allen, Notre Dame Fightin' Irish

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29:  Runningback Armando Allen #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rushes the ball agianst the USC Trojans during the game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 29, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. The Trojans defeated th

No. 9—Vai Taua, Nevada Wolfpack

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    COLUMBIA, MO - SEPTEMBER 13:  Vai Taua #34 the Nevada Wolf Pack carries the ball during the first half of the game against the Missouri Tigers on September 13, 2008 at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

No. 8—Noel Devine, West Virginia Mountaineers

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    BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18:  Running back Noel Devine #7 of the West Virginia Mountaineers tries to elude the Colorado Buffaloes defense at Folsom Field September 18, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado defeated West Virginia 17-14 in overtime.  (Photo by

No. 7— Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State Beavers

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    CORVALIS, OR - SEPTEMBER 25:  Jacquizz Rodgers #1 of the Oregon State Beavers scores a touchdown against the Southern California Trojans at Reser Stadium on September 25, 2008 in Corvalis, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

No. 6—C.J. Spiller, Clemson Tigers

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    CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 23:  C.J. Spiller #28 of the Clemson Tigers runs runs with the ball as the Clemson Tigers host visiting University of North Carolina Tar Heels during their game on September 23, 2006 at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina.

No. 5—Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State Cowboys

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    STILLWATER, OK - NOVEMBER 29:  Running back Kendall Hunter #24 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys runs the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners at Boone Pickens Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 4—Chris Brown, Oklahoma Sooners

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02:  Chris Brown #29 of the Oklahoma Sooners rushes the ball 14-yards to the one-yardline of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the second half at the Tostito's Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium January 2, 2008 in Glendale

No. 3—Evan Royster, Penn State Nittany Lions

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    COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 25: Running back Evan Royster #22 of the Penn State Nittany Lions looks for running room against the Ohio State Buckeyes on October 25, 2008 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

No. 2—Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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    CHESTNUT HILL, MA - SEPTEMBER 6:  Running back Jonathan Dwyer #21 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets runs with the ball during their game against the Boston College Eagles on September 6, 2008 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The Yellow

No. 1—Jahvid Best, California Golden Bears

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    BERKELEY, CA - OCTOBER 25:  Runningback Jahvid Best #4 of the Cal Golden Bears celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the UCLA Bruins at Memorial Stadium on October 25, 2008 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty
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