Wisconsin sophomore tailback John Clay is one of 45 candidates for the Doak Walker Award, given annually to the top college running back in the nation.
Clay rushed for 884 yards and 9 touchdowns as the No. 2 tailback behind P.J. Hill last season. He enteres preseason camp on Monday as UW's No. 1 tailback.
The last Badger to win the Doak Walker Award was Ron Dayne in 1998.