Pac-12 Candidates On NCFAA Preseason Watch Lists

The National College Football Awards Association has recognized many Pac-12 student-athletes through its preseason awards watch list, most notably junior quarterbacks Andrew Luck of Stanford, Matt Barkley of USC, and Darron Thomas of Oregon. All three are candidates for the Maxwell Award for Most Outstanding Player, Walter Camp Award for Most Outstanding Player, as well as the Davey O'Brien Award for Best Quarterback.


BEDNARIK AWARD
(Most Outstanding Defensive Player)
Vontaze Burfict, Jr., LB, Arizona State
Tony Dye, Sr., S, UCLA
Delano Howell, Sr., S, Stanford
Mychal Kendricks, Sr., LB, California
T.J. McDonald, Jr., S, USC
Shayne Skov, Jr., LB, Stanford
Alameda Ta'amu, Sr., DT, Washington

BILETNIKOFF AWARD
(Most Outstanding Wide Receiver)
Devonte Christopher, Jr., WR, Utah
Juron Criner, Sr., WR, Arizona
Marvin Jones, Sr., WR, California
Jermaine Kearse, Sr., WR, Washington
Markus Wheaton, Jr., WR, Oregon State
Marquess Wilson, So., WR, Washington State
Robert Woods, So., WR, USC

LOU GROZA AWARD
(Most Outstanding Kicker)
Rob Beard, Jr., PK, Oregon
Erik Folk, Sr., PK, Washington
Alex Zendejas, Sr., PK, Arizona

RAY GUY AWARD
(Most Outstanding Punter)
Bryan Anger, Sr., P, California

ROTARY LOMBARDI AWARD
(Most Outstanding Down Lineman)
Vontaze Burfict, Jr., LB, Arizona State
David DeCastro, Sr., OG, Stanford
Matt Kalil, Jr., OT, USC
Mychal Kendricks, Sr., LB, California
Jonathan Martin, Jr., OT, Stanford
Ryan Miller, Sr., OG, Colorado
Nick Perry, Jr., DE, USC
Mitchell Schwartz, Sr. OT, California
Shayne Skov, Jr., LB, Stanford
Alameda Ta'amu, Sr., DT, Washington
Chaz Walker, Sr., LB, Utah
Sean Westgate, Sr., LB, UCLA
Carson York, Jr., G, Oregon

RIMINGTON TROPHY
(Most Outstanding Center)
Garth Gerhart, Sr., C, Arizona State
Grant Johnson, Sr., C, Oregon State
Kai Maiava, Sr., C, UCLA

MAXWELL AWARD
(Most Outstanding Player)
Matt Barkley, Jr., QB, USC
Juron Criner, Sr., WR, Arizona
Nick Foles, Sr., QB, Arizona
Johnathan Franklin, Jr., RB, UCLA
LaMichael James, Jr., RB, Oregon
Andrew Luck, Jr., QB, Stanford
Chris Polk, Jr., RB, Washington
Rodney Stewart, Sr., RB, Colorado
Stepfan Taylor, Jr., RB, Stanford
Darron Thomas, Jr., QB, Oregon
Robert Woods, So., WR, USC

BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY
(Most Outstanding Defensive Player)
Vontaze Burfict, Jr., LB, Arizona State
Tony Dye, Sr., S, UCLA
Cliff Harris, Jr., CB, Oregon
Delano Howell, Sr., S, Stanford
Mychal Kendricks, Sr., LB, California
T.J. McDonald, Jr., S, USC
Shayne Skov, Jr., LB, Stanford
Alameda Ta'amu, Sr., DT, Washington

DAVEY O'BRIEN AWARD
(Best Quarterback)
Matt Barkley, Jr., QB, USC
Nick Foles, Sr., QB, Arizona
Andrew Luck, Jr. QB, Stanford
Darron Thomas, Jr., QB, Oregon
Jordan Wynn, Jr., QB, Utah

JOHN MACKEY AWARD
(Most Outstanding Tight End)
Coby Fleener, Sr., TE, Stanford
Joe Halahuni, Sr., TE, Oregon State
Anthony Miller, Sr., TE, California
David Paulson, Sr., TE, Oregon

OUTLAND TROPHY
(Most Outstanding Interior Lineman)
Tony Bergstrom, Sr., OT, Utah
David DeCastro, Sr., OG, Stanford
Garth Gerhart, Sr., C, Arizona State
Khaled Holmes, Jr. C, USC
Matt Kalil, Jr., OT, USC
Jonathan Martin, Jr., OT, Stanford
Ryan Miller, Sr., G, Colorado
Mitchell Schwartz, Sr., OT, California
Alameda Ta'amu, Sr., DT, Washington

JIM THORPE AWARD
(Most Oustanding Defensive Back)
John Boyett, Jr., FS, Oregon
Tony Dye, Sr., S, UCLA
Delano Howell, Sr., S, Stanford
T.J. McDonald, Jr., S, USC

DOAK WALKER AWARD
(Most Outstanding Running Back)
Keola Antolin, Sr., RB, Arizona
Johnathan Franklin, Jr., RB, UCLA
LaMichael James, Jr., RB, Oregon
Chris Polk, Jr., RB, Washington
Rodney Stewart, Sr., RB, Colorado
Stepfan Taylor, Jr., RB, Stanford

WALTER CAMP AWARD
(Most Outstanding Player)
Matt Barkley, Jr., QB, USC
Vontaze Burfict, Jr., LB, Arizona State
LaMichael James, Jr., RB, Oregon
Andrew Luck, Jr., QB, Stanford
Chris Polk, Jr., RB, Washington
Darron Thomas, Jr., QB, Oregon

BUTKUS AWARD
(Most Outstanding Linebacker)
Vontaze Burfict, Jr., LB, Arizona State
Chris Galippo, Sr., LB, USC
Josh Kaddu, Se., LB, Oregon
Mychal Kendricks, Sr., LB, California
Shayne Skov, Jr., LB, Stanford

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