FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas tailback Darren McFadden is on ESPN’s “Vote Heisman” ballot to determine which candidate will receive one official vote in this year’s Heisman Trophy race. The poll, presented by Nissan, will award a Heisman vote to the player who receives the most votes during the length of the voting period.
McFadden leads the Southeastern Conference and stands fourth in the nation averaging 138.1 rushing yards per game. This season, McFadden has rushed for 100 or more yards in a school-record eight games, highlighted by an SEC-record tying 321 yards against South Carolina on Nov. 3.
On the season, the junior tailback has gained 1,519 yards on the ground and scored 12 rushing touchdowns through 11 games. He became the second player in conference history, joining Herschel Walker, to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark as a freshman, sophomore and junior. McFadden also leads the SEC with 174.3 all-purpose yards per game.
McFadden has also thrown for three touchdowns this season.
The Razorbacks will take on No. 1 LSU Friday at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La. The game will be televised on CBS with coverage beginning at 1:30 p.m. CT.
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