A trio of Georgia football players has been named to the Bednarik Award watch list while another Bulldogs player has been included on the Maxwell Award watch list.
Junior outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins, sophomore outside linebacker Leonard Floyd and senior inside linebacker Ramik Wilson were named as candidates for the nation’s top defensive player. Former Bulldog player David Pollack won the 2004 Bednarik Award.
Sophomore tailback Todd Gurley has been named to the Maxwell Award watch list, which is given to the country’s player of the year. Bulldogs Charley Trippi (1946) and Herschel Walker (1982) have won the award.
-- Telegraph Staff