TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State junior running back Jacques Patrick has been named to the Doak Walker Award watch list on Thursday by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum.
The Doak Walker Award recognizes the nation’s premier running back for his accomplishments on the field and achievements in the classroom, citizenship and community.
In 2016, Patrick served as the primary backup behind Dalvin Cook, appearing in all 13 games finishing with 350 yards and four touchdowns on 61 carries (5.7 ypc). He recorded two 100-yard rushing games, including a career-best of 124 against USF where he helped the Seminoles rush for the second highest total in school history with 478 yards.
The Doak Walker Award winner will be announced at the 2017 Home Depot College Football Awards on Dec. 7, 2017. The Doak Walker Presentation Banquet will be held Feb. 16, 2018.
Preseason Watch Lists:
Bednarik (Defensive Player of the Year): Derwin James, Tarvarus McFadden, Derrick Nnadi, Matthew Thomas
Maxwell (Player of the Year): Deondre Francois, Derwin James
Allstate AFCA Good Works Team (Community Service): Mavin Saunders
Rimington (Center): Alec Eberle
Mackey (Tight End): Ryan Izzo
Lou Groza (Kicker): Ricky Aguayo
Outland (Interior Lineman): Alec Eberle, Derrick Nnadi
Nagurski (Defensive Player of the Year): Derwin James, Tarvarus McFadden, Derrick Nnadi, Josh Sweat
Thorpe (Defensive Back): Derwin James, Tarvarus McFadden
Hornung (Most Versatile): Derwin James
Butkus (Linebacker): Jacob Pugh and Matthew Thomas
Wuerffel (Service): Alec Eberle
O’Brien (Quarterback): Deondre Francois
Doak Walker (Running Back):Jacques Patrick