CFB award watchlists: BYU's Pili, Utah's Phillips each land Bednarik nomination

Utah Utes cornerback Clark Phillips III (8) exits the team bus for the upcoming Rose Bowl game against Ohio State at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

Utah Utes cornerback Clark Phillips III (8) exits the team bus for the upcoming Rose Bowl game against Ohio State at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)



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SALT LAKE CITY β€” The college football season is around the corner, and with that comes the release of the various preseason watchlists for the numerous awards given to players and coaches in the sports.

The preseason watchlists are released over a two-week period (OK, technically just over two weeks), beginning with the Maxwell Award on July 18 and going through Aug. 1. A full schedule is found below.

  • July 18: Maxwell Award
  • July 19: Davey O'Brien Award
  • July 20: Doak Walker Award
  • July 21: Biletnikoff Award
  • July 22: John Mackey Award & Rimington Trophy
  • July 25: Butkus Award & Paycom Jim Thorpe Award
  • July 26: Bronko Nagurski Trophy & Outland Trophy
  • July 27: Lou Groza Award & Ray Guy Award
  • July 28: Paul Hornung Award & Wuerffel Trophy
  • July 29: Walter Camp Award
  • Aug. 1: Bednarik Award

The following is a comprehensive list of the players from BYU, Utah and Utah State that have been named to the various awards. This will be updated each day that a local athlete is named to one of the watchlists.

Monday, 03:04 pm

Barrington, Freeland, Daniels named to Rotari Lombardi watch list

Monday, 08:25 am

Keenan Pili, Clark Phillips II named to Bednarik Awarch watch list

Friday, 10:20 am

BYU's Jaren Hall, Utah's Tavion Thomas nominated for Walter Camp Player of the Year

Wednesday, 10:13 am

BYU kicker Jake Oldroyd named to Lou Groza watchlist

Wednesday, 09:53 am

BYU's Rehkow, Aggies' Kotsanlee named to Ray Guy watchlist

Tuesday, 09:13 am

5 local linemen named to Outland Trophy watchlist

Tuesday, 08:41 am

BYU's Wilgar, Utah's Phillips and Tafuna named to Bronko Nagurski Trophy watchlist

Monday, 12:42 pm

Utah's Bishop, Phillips land on Jim Thorpe Award watchlist

Monday, 12:24 pm

Trio of local linebackers named to Butkus Award watchlist

Friday, 08:57 am

Utah's Dalton Kincaid, BYU's Isaac Rex named to Mackey Award watch list

Friday, 08:20 am

BYU's Connor Pay up for nation's top center award

Thursday, 08:24 am

BYU's Puka Nacua named to Biletnikoff Award watchlist

Wednesday, 09:15 am

Utah's Tavion Thomas, Utah State's Calvin Tyler Jr. named to Doak Walker watchlist

Tuesday, 08:45 am

Starting QBs named to Davey O'Brien watchlist

Monday, 09:58 am

BYU, Utah, Utah State players represent well on Maxwell Award watchlist

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