It was announced yesterday that Texas Longhorns running back Bijan Robinson was awarded this year’s Doak Walker Award, reserved for the sport’s top running back.
However, it was also announced that Robinson finished ninth overall in Heisman Trophy voting.
Make it make sense and then report back to us, please.
Heisman Trophy voting— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) December 9, 2022
Top 4 (TBA): Stetson Bennett, Georgia; Max Duggan, TCU; C.J. Stroud, Ohio State; Caleb Williams, USC
5. Hendon Hooker, Tennessee
6. Bryce Young, Alabama
7. Blake Corum, Michigan
8. Michael Penix Jr., Washington
9. Bijan Robinson, Texas
10. Drake Maye, UNC
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Texas football fans react to Bijan Robinson winning Doak Walker Award
Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Marquette gave surging Texas volleyball the push it needed
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Texas-Washington Alamo Bowl could short-circuit scoreboard
Austin American-Statesman: 5 things to know about Texas football RB Bijan Robinson
247Sports: The Insider: In five years at Texas, Chris Del Conte has transformed UT athletics
Inside Texas: Maalik Murphy becomes Texas’ back-up quarterback
Inside Texas: The Longhorn RB Pantheon: Ranking Bijan Robinson
Inside Texas: Sources: Three Texas Longhorns expected to skip the Alamo Bowl
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: The Huddle: Thursday night recruiting notes
247Sports: Horns247 Transfer portal central
247Sports: Four-star athlete Jelani McDonald sets official visit to Texas
Inside Texas: Texas sees 2023 commit Will Randle for in-home visit
Inside Texas: Humidor: 2023 recruiting targets down the stretch, basketball news
Inside Texas: Texas utilizing a patient approach in the transfer portal
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
The Smoking Musket: WVU defensive lineman Taijh Alston to enter transfer portal
Wide Right & Natty Lite: Three Thoughts: Cyclones blown away against Iowa
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Would the Broncos seriously consider moving out of Denver?
SB Nation: Cam Newton claims he’s better than any QB in the NFC South. Is he right?
SB Nation: Baker Mayfield won’t stop headbutting teammates
NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND
- Texas volleyball takes on the Ohio State Buckeyes tomorrow at 5pm Central.
- Texas men’s basketball takes on Arkansas-Pine Bluff tomorrow at 2pm Central.
- Texas women’s basketball takes on Alabama State on Sunday at 2pm Central.