OU football: Sooners RB Kennedy Brooks named to Doak Walker Award watch list
Oklahoma running back Kennedy Brooks was added to the Doak Walker Award watch list on Wednesday. The award is presented to the top running back in college football.
A junior out of Mansfield, Texas, Brooks has finished with back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons with the Sooners.
As a freshman in 2018, he amassed 1,056 yards and 12 touchdowns. Last season, despite QB Jalen Hurts leading the team in rushing yards, he still finished with 1,011 and six touchdowns. He averaged 8.9 yards per carry as a freshman and 6.5 as a sophomore.