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Gophers' Ibrahim named preseason candidate for Doak Walker Award

Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24) carries the ball away from Nebraska safety Marquel Dismuke (9), during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. Minnesota won 24-17. Photo: AP Photo/Nati Harnik/File. Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24) carries the ball away from Nebraska safety Marquel Dismuke (9), during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. Minnesota won 24-17.

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Created: July 21, 2021 11:45 AM

University of Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim has been named a preseason candidate for the 2021 Doak Walker Award, which is presented to the nation's top college running back. He was a semifinalist for the award last season.

It's the latest honor for Ibrahim, last year's Big Ten Running Back of the Year. He's also been named a preseason All-American by Athlon Sports, Phil Steele Publications and the Walter Camp Foundation, and he's on the Maxwell Award preseason watch list.

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