Diggs Nominated for Maxwell

FT. WORTH, Texas – University of Maryland sophomore Stefon Diggs has been named to the Maxwell Award watch list.

FT. WORTH, Texas – University of Maryland sophomore Stefon Diggs has been named to the Maxwell Award watch list as announced by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) on Tuesday. The Maxwell Award is given annually to the nation's top collegiate football player.

Diggs is one of 76 players to be selected and is one of 10 sophomores on the watch list. Semifinalists will be announced on Oct. 26 with the finalists to be announced on Nov. 25. The winner will be announced on Dec. 12 at the Home Depot College Football Awards.

In 2012, Diggs led the ACC and ranked eighth nationally in all-purpose yards with 172.4 per game and ranked fifth in the league with 77.1 receiving yards per game en route to earning second team All-ACC honors.

See the full list of nominees below:

RB Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska RB Antonio Andrews, Western Kentucky RB Dri Archer, Kent State QB David Ash, Texas LB Anthony Barr, UCLA QB Blake Bell, Oklahoma RB Beau Blankenship, Ohio QB Blake Bortles, UCF QB Tajh Boyd, Clemson QB Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville QB Kolton Browning, ULM RB Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona QB Derek Carr, Fresno State RB Kasey Carrier, New Mexico QB Rakeem Cato, Marshall DE Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina WR Brandin Cooks, Oregon State WR Amari Cooper, Alabama WR Stefon Diggs, Maryland RB Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel, Florida WR Mike Evans, Texas A&M QB Cody Fajardo, Nevada QB David Fales, San Jose State RB David Fluellen, Toledo QB Devin Gardner, Michigan RB Marion Grice, Arizona State RB Todd Gurley, Georgia QB Kevin Hogan, Stanford RB John Hubert, Kansas State RB Brett Hundley, UCLA RB Carlos Hyde, Ohio State RB Duke Johnson, Miami QB Chuckie Keeton, Utah State QB Taylor Kelly, Arizona State WR Marqise Lee, USC OT Taylor Lewan, Michigan QB Jordan Lynch, Northern Illinois QB Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M QB Marcus Mariota, Oregon RB Venric Mark, Northwestern QB Taylor Martinez, Nebraska WR Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt OT Jake Matthews, Texas A&M QB A.J. McCarron, Alabama QB Zach Mettenberger, LSU QB Braxton Miller, Ohio State QB Stephen Morris, Miami LB C.J. Mosley, Alabama RB Adam Muema, San Diego State QB Aaron Murray, Georgia DT Louis Nix III, Notre Dame RB Branden Oliver, Buffalo QB Casey Pachall, TCU RB LaDarius Perkins, Mississippi State QB Keith Price, Washington RB Silas Redd, USC QB Bryn Renner, North Carolina QB Tyler Russell, Mississippi State RB Bishop Sankey, Washington RB Lache Seastrunk, Baylor RB Charles Sims, West Virginia RB Jerome Smith, Syracuse DT Will Sutton, Arizona State RB De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon QB Logan Thomas, Virginia Tech RB Zurlon Tipton, Central Michigan DE Stephon Tuitt, Notre Dame QB Bo Wallace, Ole Miss WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson ncfaa.org | @ncfaa NCFAA.ORG

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