This has to be the first time that no nominies are running backs. There was a period where 10 straight winners were RBs. In the last 6 years there was one running back. Now not even a nominee. It seems to be a position in decline.
"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."