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It’s officially #TalkinSeason with SEC Media Days under way, and that also means we are about to be inundated with preseason award watch lists. With Texas A&M returning a bevy of talent, many of which are projected to be taken near the top of next year’s NFL Draft, we’re sure to have a slew of names on these lists. So for simplicity’s sake, we’ll compile all of them here. This list will be updated as these roll in.

UPDATED AUG. 6

Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award
Isaiah Spiller, RB

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award is an award given annually to 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.”

Rotary Lombardi Award

Kenyon Green, LT
DeMarvin Leal, DE
Jalen Wydermyer, TE

The Lombardi Award is awarded by the Rotary Club of Houston annually to the college football player “who best embodies the values and spirit of NFL’s legendary coach Vince Lombardi.”

Walter Camp Award

DeMarvin Leal, DE

The Walter Camp Player of the Year Award is given annually to the collegiate American football player of the year, as decided by a group of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I FBS head coaches and sports information directors under the auspices of the Walter Camp Football Foundation; the award is named for Walter Camp, an important and influential figure in the development of the sport.

Paul Hornung Award

Ainias Smith, WR

The Paul Hornung Award is a college football award that was created in January 2010 by the Louisville Sports Commission with the support of Paul Hornung, a native and resident of Louisville, Kentucky and member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Wuerffel Trophy

Keldrick Carper, S

The Wuerffel Trophy is an award given annually to the college football player “who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement.”

Ray Guy Award

Nik Constantinou, P

The Ray Guy Award is presented annually to college football’s most outstanding punter as adjudged by the Augusta Sports Council. The award is named after punter Ray Guy, an All-American for Southern Mississippi and an All-Pro in the National Football League for the Oakland Raiders.

Bronko Nagurski Trophy

DeMarvin Leal, DE

The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the collegiate American football defensive player adjudged by the membership of the Football Writers Association of America to be the best in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Outland Trophy

Kenyon Green, LT
McKinnley Jackson, DT

The Outland Trophy is awarded to the best college football interior lineman in the United States as adjudged by the Football Writers Association of America. It is named after John H. Outland.

Butkus Award

Aaron Hansford, LB

The Butkus Award, instituted in 1985 by the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando, is given annually to the top linebackers at the high school, collegiate and professional levels of football. The award is named in honor of College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus.

John Mackey Award

Jalen Wydermyer, TE

The John Mackey Award is presented annually to college football’s most outstanding tight end. Established in 2000 by the Nassau County Sports Commission,[1] the award is given annually to the tight end who best exemplifies the play, sportsmanship, academics, and community values of Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey.

Fred Biletnikoff Award

Jalen Wydermyer, TE

The Fred Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the outstanding receiver in American college football by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., an independent not-for-profit organization. The award was created by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc. in 1994.

Doak Walker Award

Isaiah Spiller, RB

Since 1990 the Doak Walker Award honors the top running back in college football in the United States. It is named in honor of Doak Walker, a former running back who played for the SMU Mustangs from 1945 to 1949 and in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions from 1950 to 1955.

Maxwell Award

Isaiah Spiller, RB

The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the college football player judged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best all-around in the United States.

Chuck Bednarik Award

DeMarvin Leal, DE

The Chuck Bednarik Award is presented annually to the defensive player in college football as judged by the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. The award is named for Chuck Bednarik, a former college and professional American football player. Wikipedia