BYU's Hall on list for Walter Camp Player of the Year award

BYU's Hall on list for Walter Camp Player of the Year award

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PROVO -- BYU senior quarterback Max Hall is among the 30 "players to watch" for the prestigious 2009 Walter Camp Player of the Year award.

The 2009 Walter Camp Player of the Year award is the nation's fourth-oldest individual college football accolade.

Hall passed for league-highs of 3,957 yards and 35 touchdowns last fall, leading the Conference in both categories for the second straight season. The first-team all-MWC honoree's passing and total yardage (4,072) numbers ranked among the top 10 nationally while setting MWC records for a junior signal-caller.

The watch list will be narrowed to 10 semi-finalists in early November. The 2009 Walter Camp Player of the Year recipient, which is voted on by the 120 NCAA Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors, will be announced live on the ESPN SportsCenter on December 10. The winner will then receive his trophy at the Foundation's annual national awards banquet on January 18, 2010 at the Yale University Commons in New Haven.

TCU senior defensive end Jerry Hughes also made the list. He is one of six players on the list who were named to last year's Walter Camp All-America First Team.

Walter Camp, largely considered "The Father of American football," first selected an All-America team in 1889.

The Walter Camp Football Foundation was founded in 1967 to perpetuate the ideals of Camp and to continue the tradition of selecting annually an All-America team.

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