Watch Out for the College Football Preseason Watch List

Chris Smith

On July 5, the NCAA released a preseason award watch list for every Football award given to players at the end of each college football season. These awards are given to the best players in the country at each position.

Georgia Southern University has two players that were named to the watch list for these prestigious awards. Senior running back Matt Breida and has been placed on the watch list for the Maxwell Award and the Doak Walker Award.

The Maxwell Award is given to the best offensive player each season and the Doak Walker Award is given to the best running back.

The second GS player, senior center Andy Kwon, was nominated as a possible recipient of the Rimington Trophy.

The Rimington Trophy is awarded to the best Center in college football.

Aside from the awards, GS has five players that were voted to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. Running back Breida, center Kwon, defensive tackle Jay Ellison and defensive end Bernard Dawson were all named to the All Sun-Belt first team.

Junior defensive tackle Darrius Sapp was named to the second team.