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CFB Preseason Watchlists: 5 local players named to Paul Hornung Award, Wuerffel Trophy watchlists

Britain Covey celebrates a touchdown against Oregon State at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Dec. 5, 2020.

Britain Covey celebrates a touchdown against Oregon State at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Dec. 5, 2020. (Utah Athletics)



SALT LAKE CITY — For the last decade, the National College Football Awards Association has unveiled preseason watchlists for 16 of the 25 awards the association endows. The release of these watchlists take place over a two-week period in July.

Each year, Utah's three Football Bowl Subdivision schools feature athletes on these various watchlists; below you'll see where your favorite players are being recognized. This article will be updated daily as the preseason watchlists are released.

The schedule for the preseason watchlists is as follows:

  • July 19: Bednarik Award, Maxwell Award
  • July 20: Davey O'Brien Award
  • July 21: Doak Walker Award
  • July 22: Biletnikoff Award
  • July 23: John Mackay Award, Rimington Trophy
  • July 26: Butkus Award, Paycom Jim Thorpe Award
  • July 27: Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy
  • July 28: Lou Groza Award, Ray Guy Award
  • July 29: Paul Horning Award, Wuerffel Trophy
  • July 30: Walter Camp Award

Thursday, 09:52 am

Utah's Britain Covey, BYU's Tyler Allgeier named to the Paul Hornung Award watchlist

Thursday, 09:36 am

BYU, Utah and Utah State each earn Wuerffel Trophy preseason honors

Thursday, 07:53 am

Gunner Romney marks BYU's second straight appearance on Biletnikoff Award watchlist

Wednesday, 09:53 am

BYU's Jake Oldroyd, Utah's Jadon Redding named to Lou Groza Award watchlist

Wednesday, 08:54 am

BYU's Tyler Allgeier makes cut for Doak Walker Award watch list

Tuesday, 10:13 am

Utah's Lloyd, BYU's Wilgar add Nagurski watchlist honor

Tuesday, 10:09 am

Empey tabbed to Outland Trophy watchlist for top interior lineman

Tuesday, 09:13 am

Utah's Charlie Brewer named to Davey O'Brien Award watchlist

Monday, 08:35 am

Utah's Devin Lloyd and BYU's Payton Wilgar named to Butkus Award watchlist

Monday, 08:24 am

Utah's Devin Lloyd, Utah State's Justin Rice named to Bednarik Award watchlist

Monday, 08:14 am

BYU's Tyler Allgeier, Utah's Charlie Brewer named to Maxwell Award watchlist

Friday, 12:29 pm

BYU's Empey makes third appearance on Rimington Trophy watchlist

Friday, 12:23 pm

BYU's Rex, Utah's Fotheringham named to Mackey Award watchlist

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