WATCH LIST: Walter Camp Award lists 50 players Includes AState’s Q. Lee

By July 18, 2014 No Comments


Today is a sad day, friends, for the Walter Camp Award has released its preseason watch list. Now, it’s not the watch list itself that’s sad, as it includes 50 very good college football players, but what the list represents.

It’s the last preseason watch list of the season. Here’s a tissue.

When you’re done blowing your nose and wiping the tears away from your eyes, here are the 50 players on the list.

RB Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
WR Nelson Agholer, USC
RB Jay Ajayi, Boise State
LB Chi Chi Ariguzo, Northwestern
DL Vic Beasley, Clemson
DL Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State
QB Shane Carden, East Carolina
QB Rakeem Cato, Marshall
DB Landon Collins, Alabama
WR Amari Cooper, Alabama
WR Jamison Crowder, Duke
RB Mike Davis, South Carolina
WR Stefon Diggs, Maryland
DB Lorenzo Doss, Tulane
DB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon
OT Cameron Erving, Florida State
DL Devonte Fields, TCU
WR/KR Devin Funchess, Michigan
QB Everett Golson, Notre Dame
RB Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
QB Garrett Grayson, Colorado State
DL Randy Gregory, Nebraska
RB Todd Gurley, Georgia
DB Vernon Hargreaves, Florida
DB Anthony Harris, Virginia
DL Brock Hekking, Nevada
WR Austin Hill, Arizona
QB Taysom Hill, BYU
QB Brett Hundley, UCLA
LB Myles Jack, UCLA
RB Duke Johnson, Miami
QB Matt Johnson, Bowling Green
QB Taylor Kelly, Arizona State
QB Trevor Knight, Oklahoma
LB Qushaun Lee, Arkansas State
WR Tyler Lockett, Kansas State
QB Sean Mannion, Oregon State
QB Marcus Mariota, Oregon
QB Nick Marshall, Auburn
QB Braxton Miller, Ohio State
WR Ty Montgomery, Stanford
OT Andrus Peat, Stanford
QB Bryce Petty, Baylor
LB Terrance Plummer, UCF
DB Cody Prewitt, Ole Miss
QB Keenan Reynolds, Navy
DB Derron Smith, Fresno State
LB Ramik Wilson, Georgia
QB Jameis Winston, Florida State
RB T.J. Yelden, Alabama

Jameis Winston won the award last year, and if he were to repeat this season he’d be only the fourth player in college football history to do so, joining Colt McCoy, Archie Griffin and O.J. Simpson.

So this is one of those rare instances when you want to be in the same sentence as O.J. Simpson.

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