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Friday August 7th, 2020 2:32PM

Bulldogs named to several watch lists

By AccessWDUN Staff

ATHENS — Eleven Georgia Bulldogs have been named to a variety of National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) preseason watch lists over the past two weeks.
 
The Bulldogs are slated to open their season versus Virginia in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game in Mercedes Benz Stadium on Monday, Sept. 7.
 
Bednarik Award (college defensive player of the year) – Senior DB Richard LeCounte, junior DB Eric Stokes
 
Davey O’Brien Award (nation’s best quarterback)  – Graduate QB Jamie Newman
 
Doak Walker Award (nation’s premier running back)  – Junior RB James Cook, redshirt sophomore RB Zamir White
 
Biletnikoff Award (nation’s outstanding college receiver)  – Sophomore WR George Pickens
 
John Mackey Award (nation’s most outstanding tight end)  – Graduate TE Tre’ McKitty
 
Paycom Jim Thorpe Award (nation’s best defensive back)  – Senior DB Richard LeCounte, junior DB Eric Stokes
 
Butkus Award (nation’s best linebacker)  – Redshirt sophomore OLB Azeez Ojulari, senior ILB Monty Rice
 
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (nation’s most outstanding defensive player)  – Senior DB Richard LeCounte, senior ILB Monty Rice, junior DB Eric Stokes
 
Outland Trophy (nation’s most outstanding interior lineman)  – Junior C Trey Hill
 
Ray Guy Award (college punter of the year)  – Junior P Jake Camarda
 
Wuerffel Trophy (player who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement) – Junior DB Eric Stokes
 
Maxwell Award (college player of the year)  – Graduate QB Jamie Newman
 

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Bulldogs named to several watch lists
Eleven Georgia Bulldogs have been named to a variety of National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) preseason watch lists over the past two weeks.
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