The award honors the nation's top collegiate receiver and is named after former All-America and National Football League Hall of Fame receiver Fred Biletnikoff. Today's list features 51 names and will be narrowed to 10 semifinalists on November 15. The semifinal list will be pared to three finalist on November 22 and the Biletnikoff Award winner will be announced December 9 on ESPN.
Pettis and Young both have a chance to break numerous school records this season. Pettis had 63 receptions for 855 yards and a single-season record 14 touchdowns. Young had 79 catches for 1,041 yards and 10 TD's.
Boise State travels to Washington, D.C. for the 2010 season opener against #6 Virginia Tech.