It’s here. We are on the downside run to college football! Here are upcoming dates you’ll want to know:
SEC Media Days
Here are the complete details for SEC Media Days 2013:
July 16-18, 2013
Tuesday, July 16
Wednesday, July 17
Thursday, July 18
College Football Watch Lists
Arkansas Razorback players are already hitting national watch lists and hopefully more will follow.
Already the College Football Performance Awards have included defensive end Chris Smith while Trey Flowers is also included on the Defensive Lineman Trophy list and Zach Hocker is on the list for the Placekicker Trophy.
Senior Travis Swanson is a Rimington Trophy candidate and a pre-season second team All-American center by Athlon Sports.
Also, four Razorbacks were named a preseason All-SEC selection by Phil Steele. Travis Swanson is a first-team All-SEC center. Defensive end Chris Smith is on the second team. Defensive tackle Byran Jones and kicker Zach Hocker each were named third-team All-SEC.
Press Release — The members of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) will unveil their preseason watch lists over a 12-day period beginning Monday, July 8. Fifteen of the association’s 21 awards select a preseason watch list and, once again, the NCFAA has spearheaded a coordinated effort to promote each award’s preseason candidates.
Beginning Mon., July 8 and running each weekday through Fri., July 19, the watch lists will be announced. National Player of the Year watch lists will bookend the announcements. Leading off will be the Maxwell Football Club with the watch lists for the Maxwell Award and the Bednarik Award. The sequence will conclude with the Walter Camp Football Foundation’s watch list for its Walter Camp Award.
All watch lists will be released each day at 9:00 a.m. CST.
Following is the complete NCFAA preseason watch list calendar:
Mon., July 8
· Maxwell Award (Presented to the college player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club)
· Bednarik Award (Presented to the college defensive player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club)
Tues., July 9
· Mackey Award (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding tight end by Friends of John Mackey)
· Rimington Trophy (Presented to the nation’s premier center by the Boomer Esiason Foundation)
Wed., July 10
· Lou Groza Award (Presented to the nation’s top place-kicker by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission)
· Ray Guy Award (Presented to the college punter of the year by the Augusta [Ga.] Sports Council)
Thurs., July 11
· Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding defensive player by the Charlotte Touchdown Club)
· Outland Trophy (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman by the FWAA) [Hog Database writers will be voting for the Outland Trophy in 2013.]
Fri., July 12
· Jim Thorpe Award (Presented to the nation’s best defensive back by the Jim Thorpe Association)
Mon., July 15
· Butkus Award (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding linebacker by the Butkus Foundation)
· Rotary Lombardi Award (Presented to the college lineman of the year by the Rotary Club of Houston)
Tues., July 16
· Biletnikoff Award (Presented to the nation’s outstanding college receiver by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation)
Wed., July 17
· Davey O’Brien Award (Presented to the nation’s best quarterback by the Davey O’Brien Foundation)
Thurs., July 18
· Doak Walker Award (Presented to the nation’s premier running back by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum).
Fri., July 19
· Walter Camp Award (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding player by the Walter Camp Football Foundation)