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FOREMAN NAMED FINALIST FOR DOAK WALKER ... DICKSON NAMED FINALIST FOR RAY GUY

Texas RB D'Onta Foreman was named one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award, and P Michael Dickson was named one of three finalists for the Ray Guy Award.

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Foreman, who leads the nation with 1,863 rushing yards (averaging 186.3 rushing yards per game), joins Florida State's Dalvin Cook and San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey as the three finalists. 

 

Foreman is seeking to become the third Longhorn all-time to win the award. Ricky Williams was the award's recipient in 1997 and 1998 and Cedric Benson claimed the honor in 2004.

A native of Texas City, Texas, Foreman has rushed for 1,863 yards through 10 games, the most in the nation. He has eclipsed 100 yards in a school-record and FBS-best 12 consecutive games, breaking 1977 Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell's record for the most in school history. Despite missing a game early in the season against UTEP, his 1,863 rushing yards rank third-most in UT history already.

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Dickson is up against two other finalists: Ohio State senior Cameron Johnston and Utah sophomore Mitch Wishnowsky.

The winner is announced at the College Football Awards in Atlanta on Dec. 8

Dickson, a native of Sydney, Australia, is averaging 47.3 yards per punt through 11 games, the fourth-best average in the country and best in the Big 12 Conference. The school record for best punting average in a season is 46.6 yards per attempts set by Russell Erxleben in 1976. 

He has registered 22 punts of more than 50 yards this season, which is second-most among the three finalist. Additionally, Dickson has four punts of more than 60 yards this season with a career-long of 64 yards.

 

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