ATLANTA | The Latest: Baker wins Thorpe, Taylor takes Doak Walker
ATLANTA— The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local):
Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker is the first Bulldogs’ player to win the Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back. The senior beat out LSU cornerback Greedy Williams and Notre Dame cornerback Julian Love.
Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor, the nation’s leading, became the fourth Badgers player to win the Doak Walker. That ties Texas for the most of any school.