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Curne Named To Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

Aug 5, 2021

Husky sophomore offensive lineman Victor Curne has been named to the Earl Campball Tyler Rose Award watch list it was announced on Thursday. 

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division I football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community, and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.

In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four-year Division I Texas college.

Curne is from Houston, Texas and attended Second Baptist. He started four games at right tackle for the Huskies in 2020 and earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-12.

The selection committee will narrow the field to up to 16 semifinalists in November and up to five finalists in December. The recipient of the award will be announced in January. The winner will receive a unique trophy sculpted by noted artist Ken Bjorge.