Arkansas State's Gordon on Walker Award watch list

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 17, 2014 at 1:15 pm •  Published: July 17, 2014

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State running back Michael Gordon has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Doak Walker Award.

The award is named after three-time All-America running back Doak Walker of SMU and is presented each year to the nation's top college running back.

Gordon is a junior who was a second-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection last season after rushing for 754 yards and nine touchdowns.

Semifinalists for the award will be announced Nov. 18 and the finalists will be named on Nov. 24. The winner will be announced on Dec. 11.