2020 Football Preseason Award Watch Lists

It isn’t easy to keep up with all of the preseason award watch list selections, so we’ve done it for you. Here is a breakdown of the 2020 selections by program with a compilation of every Pac-12 player on each list.




Breakdown of Preseason Award Watch List Selections by Program

ProgramTotal Selections
USC20
Oregon18
Stanford13
Washington13
ASU10
WSU9
Cal8
OSU8
Colorado7
Utah5
UCLA4
Arizona3

 

Patrick Mannelly Award for Top FBS Senior Long Snapper

PlayerProgram
Erik DickersonASU
Damon JohnsonUSC
Keegan MarkgrafUtah

 

Manning Award for Nation’s Most Outstanding Quarterback

PlayerProgram
Jayden DanielsASU
Kedon SlovisUSC
Dorian Thompson-RobinsonoUCLA

 

Chuck Bednarik Award for Nation’s Defensive Player of the Year

PlayerPositionProgram
Paulson AdeboCornerbackStanford
Camryn BynumCornerbackCal
Kuony DengLinebackerCal
Jevon HollandSafetyOregon
Talanoa HufangaSafetyUSC
Drake JacksonDefensive EndUSC
Nate LandmanLinebackerColorado
Elijah MoldenDefensive BackWashington
Levi OnwuzurikeDefensive TackleWashington
Hamilcar Rashed, Jr.LinebackerOSU
Kayvon ThibodeauxDefensive EndOregon
Jay TufeleDefensive TackleUSC
Jahad WoodsLinebackerWSU

 

Davey O’Brien Award for Nation’s Top Quarterback

PlayerProgram
Jayden DanielsASU
Kedon SlovisUSC

 

Doak Walker Award for Nation’s Top Running Back

PlayerProgram
Max BorghiWSU
Gary BrightwellArizona
Christopher Brown, Jr.Cal
Stephen CarrUSC
Demetric FeltonUCLA
Alex FontenotColorado
Jermar JeffersonOSU
Vavae MalapeaiUSC
Richard NewtonWashington
CJ VerdellOregon

 

Biletnikoff Award for Nation’s Most Outstanding Receiver

PlayerProgram
Max BorghiWSU
Frank DarbyASU
Johnny Johnson IIIOregon
Amon-Ra St. BrownUSC
Tyler VaughnsUSC
Michael WilsonStanford

 

John Mackey Award for Nation’s Top Tight End

PlayerProgram
Tucker FiskStanford
Curtis HodgesArizona
Hunter KampmoyerOregon
Cade OttonWashington

 

Butkus Award for Nation’s Best Linebacker

PlayerProgram
Kuony DengCal
Nate LandmanColorado
Devin LloydUtah
Hamilcar Rashed, Jr.OSU
Merlin RobertsonASU
Isaac Slade-MatautiaOregon
Joe TryonWashington
Jahad WoodsWSU

 

Jim Thorpe Award for Nation’s Best Defensive Back

PlayerPositionProgram
Paulson AdeboCornerbackStanford
Camryn BynumCornerbackCal
Thomas Graham, Jr.CornerbackOregon
Jevon HollandSafetyOregon
Talanoa HufangaSafetyUSC
Elijah MoldenDefensive BackWashington

 

Nagurski Award for Nation’s Top Defensive Player

PlayerPositionProgram
Paulson AdeboCornerbackStanford
Jevon HollandSafetyOregon
Talanoa HufangaSafetyUSC
Drake JacksonDefensive EndUSC
Nate LandmanLinebackerColorado
Elijah MoldenDefensive BackWashington
Levi OnwuzurikeDefensive TackleWashington
Hamilcar Rashed, Jr.LinebackerOSU
Jordon ScottDefensive TackleOregon
Kayvon ThibodeauxDefensive EndOregon
Joe TryonLinebackerWashington
Jay TufeleDefensive TackleUSC
Jahad WoodsLinebackerWSU

 

Outland Trophy for Nation’s Best Interior Lineman

PlayerPositionProgram
Jake CurhanOffensive TackleCal
Drew DalmanCenterStanford
Brandon KipperOffensive TackleOSU
Walker LittleOffensive TackleStanford
Abraham LucasOffensive TackleWSU
Levi OnwuzurikeDefensive TackleWashington
Jordon ScottDefensive TackleOregon
Penei SewellOffensive TackleOregon
Jay TufeleDefensive TackleUSC
Alijah Vera-TuckerGuardUSC
Dohnovan WestGuardASU

 

Ray Guy Award for Nation’s Top Punter

PlayerProgram
Michael TurkASU
Oscar Draguicevich IIIWSU

 

Lou Groza Award for Nation’s Top Place-Kicker

PlayerProgram
Peyton HenryWashington
Blake MazzaWSU
Cristian ZendejasASU

 

Hornung Award for Nation’s Most Versatile Player

PlayerPositionProgram
Britain CoveyWide ReceiverUtah
Demetric FeltonRunning BackUCLA
Jevon HollandSafetyOregon
K.D. NixonWide ReceiverColorado
Amon-Ra St. BrownWide ReceiverUSC
Connor WedingtonWide ReceiverStanford

 

Lott Impact Trophy for Nation’s Defensive Best in Character and Performance

PlayerPositionProgram
Paulson AdeboCornerbackStanford
Kuony DengLinebackerCal
Talanoa HufangaSafetyUSC
Nate LandmanLinebackerColorado
Levi OnwuzurikeDefensive EndWashington
Hamilcar Rashed Jr.LinebackerOSU
Kayvon ThibodeauxLinebacker/Defensive EndOregon

 

Wuerffel Award for Community Service, Academics, and Athletics

PlayerPositionProgram
Brady BreezeDefensive BackOregon
Treyjohn ButlerCornerbackStanford
Jaydon GrantDefensive BackOSU
Isaac HodginsDefensive LineOSU
Daniel ImatorbhebheTight EndUSC
Devin LloydLinebackerUtah
Ethan LongTight EndASU
Michael SaffellOffensive LineCal
Isaiah SandersQuarterbackStanford
Colin SchoolerLinebackerArizona
Race PorterPunterWashington
Colby PursellOffensive LineColorado
Connor WedingtonWide ReceiverStanford

 

Maxwell Award for the Nation’s Most Outstanding Player

PlayerPositionProgram
Jake BentleyQuarterbackUtah
Max BorghiRunning BackWSU
Jayden DanielsQuarterbackASU
Davis MillsQuarterbackStanford
Penei SewellOffensive TackleOregon
Kedon SlovisQuarterbackUSC
Dorian Thompson-RobinsonQuarterbackUCLA
CJ VerdellRunning BackOregon