Finalists for annual awards revealed
November, 25, 2013
By Andrea Adelson | ESPN.com
The finalists for the Home Depot College Football Awards were revealed on Monday with strong representation from the ACC. Here is a look at the ACC players up for the major awards to be handed out Dec. 12 in Orlando and shown at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Chuck Bednarik Award, defensive player of the year: Aaron Donald, Pitt
Biletnikoff award, most outstanding receiver: Sammy Watkins, Clemson
Lou Groza Award, most outstanding kicker: Roberto Aguayo, Florida State
Maxwell Award, college player of the year: Jameis Winston, Florida State
Davey O'Brien Award, best quarterback: Jameis Winston, Florida State
Outland Trophy, most outstanding interior lineman: Aaron Donald, Pitt
Jim Thorpe Award, best defensive back: Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
Doak Walker Award, best running back: Andre Williams, Boston College
John Mackey Award, outstanding tight end: Eric Ebron, North Carolina; Nick O'Leary Florida State
Only one award does not have an ACC finalist: Ray Guy Award, which goes to the best punter in the nation.
For a complete list of finalists, click here.
12:00 PM ET Georgia Tech Virginia Tech 12:00 PM ET Iowa Pittsburgh 12:30 PM ET Maryland Syracuse 12:30 PM ET Tulane Duke 1:00 PM ET Maine Boston College 3:30 PM ET Louisville Florida International 3:30 PM ET Virginia 21 BYU 3:30 PM ET Army Wake Forest 3:30 PM ET North Carolina East Carolina 6:00 PM ET Presbyterian North Carolina State 8:00 PM ET Miami (FL) 24 Nebraska 8:00 PM ET 22 Clemson 1 Florida State