Nagurski, Outland Awards Added To College Football Watch List Deluge

Hey, look! Something was released in college football this morning that wasn't awful and horrible.

First, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy's watch list -- for one of the many best defensive player awards:

  • CB Johnny Adams, Michigan State
  • CB Ricardo Allen, Purdue
  • CB David Amerson, N.C. State
  • LB Dion Bailey, USC
  • CB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
  • LB Chris Borland, Wisconsin
  • S John Boyett, Oregon
  • LB Travis Brown, Fresno State
  • LB Jonathan Brown, Illinois
  • LB Arthur Brown, Kansas State
  • CB Brodrick Brown, Oklahoma State
  • DE Michael Buchanan, Illinois
  • LB Max Bullough, Michigan State
  • CB Carrington Byndom, Texas
  • DE Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
  • LB Jamie Collins, Southern Miss
  • S Matt Elam, Florida
  • DT Sharrif Floyd, Florida
  • CB Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech
  • DE William Gholston, Michigan State
  • LB Khaseem Greene, Rutgers
  • LB Steve Greer, Virginia
  • DT Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State
  • LB Gerald Hodges, Penn State
  • S Jarred Holley, Pittsburgh
  • CB Demontre Hurst, Oklahoma
  • CB Micah Hyde, Iowa
  • LB Andrew Jackson, Western Kentucky
  • DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
  • S Tony Jefferson, Oklahoma
  • DE Brandon Jenkins, Florida State
  • DL John Jenkins, Georgia
  • LB Nico Johnson, Alabama
  • DE Travis Johnson, San Jose State
  • LB Jarvis Jones, Georgia
  • DE Dion Jordan, Oregon
  • S Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
  • LB A.J. Klein, Iowa State
  • LB Jake Knott, Iowa State
  • S Jordan Kovacs, Michigan
  • DE Corey Lemonier, Auburn
  • S Robert Lester, Alabama
  • DE Kapron Lewis-Moore, Notre Dame
  • DT Rob Lohr, Vanderbilt
  • LB Travis Long, Washington State
  • DT Star Lotulelei, Utah
  • LB Khalil Mack, Buffalo
  • LB Trent Mackey, Tulane
  • CB Nigel Malone, Kansas State
  • DE Stansly Maponga, TCU
  • CB Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
  • S Dexter McCoil, Tulsa
  • S T.J. McDonald, USC
  • CB Leon McFadden, San Diego State
  • CB Dee Milliner, Alabama
  • DE Barkevious Mingo, LSU
  • DE Sam Montgomery, LSU
  • LB C.J. Mosley, Alabama
  • DT Roosevelt Nix, Kent State
  • DE Alex Okafor, Texas
  • LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, Boston College
  • LB Sean Porter, Texas A&M
  • CB Jordan Poyer, Oregon State
  • LB Kevin Reddick, North Carolina
  • S Eric Reid, LSU
  • CB Xavier Rhodes, Florida State
  • CB Nickell Robey, USC
  • DT Kawann Short, Purdue
  • DE John Simon, Ohio State
  • LB Shayne Skov, Stanford
  • S Hakeem Smith, Louisville
  • DE Devin Taylor, South Carolina
  • LB Bruce Taylor, Virginia Tech
  • LB Mike Taylor, Wisconsin
  • LB Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
  • LB Chase Thomas, Stanford
  • S Kenny Vaccaro, Texas
  • LB Kyle Van Noy, BYU
  • DT Joe Vellano, Maryland
  • DE Bjoern Werner, Florida State
  • DL Jesse Williams, Alabama
  • DE Trevardo Williams, Connecticut
  • LB Dwayne Woods, Bowling Green
  • LB Tom Wort, Oklahoma

The Outland Trophy, meant to honor the best offensive linemen, presents its watch list:

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