Preseason Pac-12 Football Awards Watchlists

The release of the 16 preseason watchlists by the National College Football Awards Association have become part of the preseason ritual leading up to the start of a new season.

This season’s NCAA awards watchlist announcements began on July 19th and will continue through July 30th. Below you’ll find tables with all of the Pac-12 players named so far, and the announcement schedule for future watchlists.

We’ve also included a breakdown of total players by program below the latest watchlist.


Maxwell Award Watchlist

Presented to the College Player of the Year

PlayerPositionYearSchool
Jayden DanielsQBSoASU
Austin JonesRBJrStanford
Dorian Thompson-RobinsonQBSrUCLA
Kedon SlovisQBJrUSC
Charlie BrewerQBSrUtah

Bednarik Award Watchlist

Presented to the Top College Defensive Player of the Year

PlayerPositionYearSchool
Avery RobertsLBJrOSU
Cameron GoodeLBSrCal
Chase LucasCBSrASU
Devin LloydLBJrUtah
Drake JacksonLBJrUSC
Edefuan UlofoshioLBSoWashington
Kayvon ThibodeauxDESoOregon
Nate LandmanLBSrColorado
Trent McDuffieCBSoWashington

Davey O’Brien Award

Presented to the Nation’s Best College Quarterback

PlayerYearSchool
Charlie BrewerSrUtah
Dorian Thompson-RobinsonSrUCLA
Jayden DanielsSoASU
Kedon SlovisJrUSC

Doak Walker Award

Presented to the Nation’s Best College Running Back

PlayerYearSchool
Max BorghiSrWSU
Jarek BroussardSoColorado
Travis DyeJrOregon
Alex FontenotJrColorado
Keaontay IngramSrUSC
Austin JonesJrStanford
Vavae MalepeaiSrUSC
Sean McGrewSrWashington
Chip TrayanumFr
ASU
CJ VerdellJrOregon
Rachaad WhiteJrASU
Michael WileySoArizona

Biletnikoff Award

Presented the Nation’s Top College Pass-Catcher

PlayerYearSchool
Max BorghiSrWSU
Johnny Johnson IIISrOregon
Drake LondonJrUSC
Tahj WashingtonSoUSC
Michael WilsonSrStanford

John Mackey Award

Presented to the Nation’s Most Outstanding Tight End

PlayerYearTeam
Greg DulcichJrUCLA
Benjamin YurosekSoStanford
Jake TongesSrCal
Cole FotheringhamJrUtah
Brady RussellJrColorado
Teagan QuitorianoJrOSU
Cade OttonJrWashington

Rimington Trophy

Presented to the Nation’s Premier Center

PlayerYearSchool
Josh McCauleySrArizona
Dohnovan WestSoASU
Michael SaffellSrCal
Alex ForsythJrOregon
Nathan EldridgeSrOSU
Luke WattenbergSrWashington
Brian GreeneSrWSU
Butkus Award

Presented to the Nation’s Best Linebacker

PlayerYearSchool
Merlin RobertsonJrASU
Nate LandmanSrColorado
Noah SewellFrOregon
Avery RobertsJrOSU
Drake JacksonJrUSC
Devin LloydJrUtah
Zion Tupuola-FetuiSoWashington
Edefuan UlofoshioSoWashington

Paycom Jim Thorpe Award

Presented to the Nation’s Best Defensive Back

PlayerYearSchool
Chase LucasSrASU
Trent McDuffieJrWashington
Chris SteeleJrUSC
Mykael WrightSoOregon

Outland Trophy

Presented to the Nation’s Top Offensive Lineman

PlayerYearSchool
Henry BainvaluWashington
Nate EldridgeOSU
Alex ForsythOregon
Jaxson KirklandWashington
Jermayne LoleASU
Abe LucasWSU
Walter RouseStanford
Dohnovan WestASU

Bronko Nagurski Trophy

Presented to the Nation’s Best Defensive Player

PlayerYearSchool
Thomas BookerSrStanford
Drake JacksonJrUSC
Tyler JohnsonJrASU
Nate LandmanSrColorado
Devin LloydJrUtah
Trent McDuffieSoWashington
Chris SteeleJrUSC
Kayvon ThibodeauxSoOregon
Edefuan UlofoshioSoWashington

Lou Groza Award

Presented to the Nation’s Best Place Kicker

PlayerYearSchool
Jadon ReddingSoUtah

Ray Guy Award

Presented to the Nation’s Best Punter

PlayerYearSchool
Ben GriffithsJrUSC
Ryan SanbornJrStanford
Michael TurkSrASU

Paul Hornung Award

Presented to the Nation’s Most Versatile Player

PlayerYearSchool
Britain CoveyJrUtah
Travell HarrisSrWSU
Kyle PhilipsJrUCLA
Nikko RemigioSrCal
Mykael WrightSoOregon


Wuerffel Trophy

Honoring College Football’s Most Impactful Service Leaders

PlayerPositionYearSchool
Bryce WolmaTESrArizona
Isaiah SandersQBSrStanford
Jackson HeRBJrASU
Jaydon GrantDBJrOSU
Michael SaffellOLSrCal
Mika TafuaDLJrUtah
Mo HasanQBSrUSC
Nate LandmanLBSrColorado
Race PorterPSrWashington
Shea PittsLBSrUCLA


Walter Camp Award

Coming July 30

Breakdown of Watchlist Players by Program

ProgramPlayers on Watchlists
USC13
Washington12
ASU10
Oregon9
Utah9
Colorado7
Stanford7
Cal5
OSU5
UCLA5
WSU4
Arizona3




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