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Brian Robinson Jr. named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

Brian Robinson runs the ball versus Ohio State in 2020 CFP title game
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Alabama football’s Brian Robinson Jr. has been named to the 2021 Doak Walker Award Watch List, the SMU Athletic Forum announced on Wednesday.

The Tuscaloosa native is part of a group of 82 running backs from around the country named to the preseason list. Robinson Jr. will look the become the Crimson Tide’s fourth recipient of the Doak Walker, joining former teammate and 2020 winner Najee Harris, along with Derrick Henry (2015) and UA’s initial winner, Trent Richardson (2011).

BRIAN ROBINSON JR.                                                                                          

Running Back, Redshirt Senior

  • Steps into the starting running back role for his final season with the Crimson Tide in 2021
  • Played in 52 career games, including every game each of the last three seasons
  • Racked up 1,361 yards and 15 touchdowns on 274 career carries to average 5.0 yards per tote
  • Added 17 receptions for 150 yards, all of which have come across the last two seasons
  • Totaled 483 yards and six touchdowns on 91 carries while adding six receptions for 26 yards as a senior to rank second among Tide running backs

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Patrick Dowd is a Reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via Pat_Dowd77

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