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Jake Tonges On Mackey Award Watch List

Jul 23, 2021
Jake Tonges has been selected to the 2021 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List.

BERKELEY – Jake Tonges was selected Friday to the 2021 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List for the honor given annually to the nation's most outstanding collegiate tight end by The Friends of John Mackey.

Below are notes on Tonges with an extended bio available by clicking on his name.
Jake Tonges, TE, 6-5, 240, RSr., 5th Season At Cal, Los Gatos, CA (Los Gatos HS)
2021 Honors – John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List
– Has played in 29 of 30 possible games with 12 starts over the last three seasons after redshirting as a 2017 freshman and recorded career totals of 25 receptions for 342 yards with two touchdowns, as well as five tackles
– Contributed career highs of 13 receptions and 262 yards receiving (team and career-high 20.2 yards per reception), as well as three tackles as a 2019 sophomore
– Played in all four games with three starts in a 2020 junior season shortened by COVID-19 and contributed 13 catches for 80 yards and one touchdown including a career-high nine catches at Oregon State
– Equaled a career-high-tying one touchdown reception as both a sophomore on a career-long 60-yard reception at Ole Miss that was the team's longest play of the season and as a junior at Oregon State
The Mackey Award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA), which is unveiling 2021 preseason watch lists for 16 of its 25 prestigious awards over a 12-day period from July 19-30.
2021 NCFAA Preseason Watch List Calendar
Monday, July 19 – Bednarik Award, Maxwell Award
Tuesday, July 20 – Davey O'Brien Award
Wednesday, July 21 – Doak Walker Award
Thursday, July 22 – Biletnikoff Award
Friday, July 23 – Mackey Award, Rimington Trophy
Monday, July 26 – Butkus Award, Paycom Jim Thorpe Award
Tuesday, July 27 – Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy
Wednesday, July 28 – Lou Groza Award, Ray Guy Award
Thursday, July 29 – Paul Hornung Award, Wuerffel Trophy
Friday, July 30 – Walter Camp Award