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Ezekiel Elliott Has High Praise For Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins

J.K Dobbins running the ball for Ohio State.

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 16: J.K. Dobbins #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes eludes Army tacklers on his way to a 36-yard gain in the first quarter to set up Ohio State's first touchdown at Ohio Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Until today, if you mentioned Ohio State and Heisman in the same sentence, you would likely be talking about quarterback Justin Fields. J.K. Dobbins is trying to change that.

Dobbins has been excellent for the Buckeyes all season, but has been especially carrying the load today against Wisconsin. He has 129 rushing yards and a touchdown on 16 carries through two-plus quarters.

The last Ohio State running back to win the Heisman Trophy was Eddie George in 1995, but former Buckeye star Ezekiel Elliott thinks Dobbins is worthy of consideration for college football's ultimate individual award.

He tweeted his support for Dobbins' campaign this afternoon.

If Zeke's word isn't enough, Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic and Big Ten Network thinks Dobbins has done enough to join the Heisman convo.

At the end of the day, the Heisman is still likely going to a quarterback. Also, if a non-QB from Ohio State were to win the award, defensive end Chase Young should be that guy.

Still, Dobbins is no doubt one of the top runners in the country and a major reason why the Buckeyes are legitimate national title contender.