Taylor wins the Doak Walker Award

Jonathan Taylor was named the Doak Walker Award winner. The award is given to the best running back in the nation.

The sophomore has rushed for 1,989 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Taylor leads the nation in rushing yards.

Wisconsin is the only school with 4 different winners of the Doak Walker.

The previous Badgers who have won are Ron Dayne, Montee Ball, and Melvin Gordon.

Taylor burst on to the scene last season when he finished third in the nation in rushing with 1,977 yards.