Seven Pac-10 Players Named to 2008 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

July 9, 2008

Named after the Olympic champion, two-time consensus All-America halfback and professional football player, the 2008 Jim Thorpe Award will be announced on Dec. 11 at the ESPNU Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Orlando, Fla., with a formal presentation scheduled for Feb. 10, 2009, in Oklahoma City. Additional candidates may be added to the watch list during the course of the 2008 season.

2008 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

Asher Allen Jr. GeorgiaNate Allen Jr. South FloridaAntonio Baker Jr. Louisiana TechEric Berry So. TennesseeDavid Bruton Sr. Notre DameJoe Burnett Sr. Central FloridaJairus Byrd Jr. OregonC. Chancellor Jr. ClemsonKam Chancellor Jr. Virginia TechBarry Church Jr. ToledoPatrick Chung Sr. OregonEmanuel Cook Jr. South CarolinaVontae Davis Jr. IllinoisKevin Ellison Sr. USCLonden Fryar Sr. Western MichiganCourtney Greene Sr. RutgersMichael Hamlin Sr. ClemsonNic Harris Sr. OklahomaVictor Harris Sr. Virginia TechStephen Hodge Sr. TCUBrandon Hughes Sr. Oregon StateMalcolm Jenkins Sr. Ohio StateRashad Johnson Sr. AlabamaJordan Lake Jr. BaylorTrevard Lindley Jr. KentuckyTaylor Mays Jr. USCD.J. Moore Jr. VanderbiltMike Mickens Sr. CincinnatiWilliam Moore Sr. MissouriC. Munnerlyn Jr. South CarolinaTroy Nolan Sr. Arizona StateDerek Pegues Jr. Mississippi StateTavious Polo So. Florida AtlanticMyron Rolle Jr. Florida StateCorey Small Sr. Florida AtlanticAlphonso Smith Sr. Wake ForestDeAngelo Smith Sr. CincinnatiWalter Thurmond Jr. OregonChip Vaughn Sr. Wake ForestDeAndre Wright Sr. New Mexico

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