Wisconsin running back Taylor named to Maxwell Watch List

Led the nation in rush yards last season

Madison - 'Tis the season for award watch lists in college football. 

Wisconsin junior running back Jonathan Taylor's one of 80 candidates for the Maxwell Award, given to college football's player of the year. The list will be narrowed throughout the season, and the winner will be presented with the trophy at the College Football Awards show on December 12th (ESPN).

Taylor led the nation with 2,194 rushing yards last season. He averaged 7.1 yards per carry and scored 16 touchdowns. Taylor won last year's Doak Walker award given to the nation's best running back.

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