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Three Rebels named to preseason Watch Lists

Three Rebels named to preseason Watch Lists

Three Rebel football players have been named to preseason Watch Lists for major college football awards. And with eleven more Watch Lists to be released between now and July 18, more Rebels are sure to be honored.

(Visit to see the full list of awards and when their Watch Lists will be announced.)

Quarterback Bo Wallace has been named to the watch list for the 78th annual Maxwell Award. The award, named in honor of Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, has been given each year to the College Player of the Year since 1937.

Safety Cody Prewitt has been named to the watch list for the Bednarik Award, an honor given to the College Defensive Player of the year since 1995. Chuck Bednarik is a former standout at Penn and with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.

Sophomore tight end Evan Engram has been named to the John Mackey Award Watch List. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end and is chosen by a vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee. The winner will be announced on December 10, 2014.

A complete list of players on the 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List and the 2014 Bednarik Award Watch List is available at:

For a complete list of those on the Mackey Award Watch List, visit:

About The Author

Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn's love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship--and continued as she watched Katie receive three degrees from Ole Miss, culminating with her Pharm D. in 2012. Evelyn, a member of the FWAA, USBWA and the NCBWA, has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.

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