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Greene wins Doak Walker Award

Courtesy University Of Iowa Courtesy University Of Iowa

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA (KWWL) - University of Iowa running back Shonn Greene has won the Doak Walker Award.

The award is given to the top college running back in the nation.

Greene rushed for a school-record 1,729 yards on 278 carries with 17 touchdowns while leading the Hawkeyes to eight victories and five wins in their final six outings.

Greene was also named first team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association, Big Ten Conference most valuable player by the Chicago Tribune and the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year.

Greene is the first Iowa player to win the Doak Walker Award.

Online Executive Producer Nate Leding

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