University of Toledo junior running back David Fluellen (Lockport, NY) was today named one of 10 national semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award. The Doak Walker Award is given annually to the nation’s top running back.

Fluellen leads the nation with 1,381 rushing yards. He has gained over 100 yards in six consecutive games, including three game over 200 yards. Over that span, Fluellen is averaging 182.4 yards per game.

Members of the Doak Walker Award National Selection Committee will cast their votes to determine the 2012 finalists. On Monday, November 19, three finalists will be named. A second vote by the Doak Walker Award National Selection Committee will determine the recipient. The 2012 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 6, on ESPN.


Fluellen is listed with the best RB’s in the nation. He is currently the leader in rushing yards nationally. Hopefully Fluellen will be among the 3 finalists. He certainly deserves it!

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