Six more Crimson Tide players named to award watch lists
The Alabama football team continued its impressive preseason awards assault as six players were were named to watch lists on Tuesday.
Defensive lineman Raekwon Davis, cornerback Trevon Diggs, outside linebacker Anfernee Jennings and interior linebacker Dylan Moses were all named to the 2019 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).
They're among 92 candidates for the award, which is presented to the nation's top defensive player. Jonathan Allen was first recipient from the Crimson Tide, winning in 2016.
Meanwhile, offensive linemen Alex Leatherwood and Jedrick Wills Jr. are both up for the Outland Trophy, for the best interior lineman.
Alabama has dominated the award of late, with five winners overall and for during the Nick Saban era: Chris Samuels (1999), Andre Smith (2008), Barrett Jones (2011), Cam Robinson (2016) and Quinnen Williams last season.
The semifinalists for both awards will be announced Nov. 14.
Alabama awards list
Maxwell Award (most outstanding player): Najee Harris, Jerry Jeudy and Tua Tagovailoa named to watch list. Semifinalists named Oct. 29.
Bednarik Award (best defensive player): Raekown Davis, Dylan Moses named to watch list. Semifinalists named Oct. 29.
Davey O'Brien Award (top quarterback): Tua Tagovailoa named to watch list. Semifinalists named Nov. 13.
Doak Walker Award (premier running back): Najee Harris named to watch list. Semifinalists named Nov. 20.
Biletnikoff Award (best receiver): Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs III and Jaylen Waddle named to watch list. Semifinalists named Nov. 18.
Mackey Award (top tight end): Miller Forristall named to watch list. Semifinals named Nov. 18.
Butkus Award (outstanding linebacker): Anfernee Jennings, Terrell Lewis and Dylan Moses named to watch list. Semifinalists named Oct. 29.
Thorpe Award (best defensive back): Xavier McKinney named to watch list. Semifinalists named Oct. 22.
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player): Raekwon Davis, Trevon Diggs, Anfernee Jennings and Dylan Moses named to watch list. Semifinalists named Nov. 14.
Outland Trophy (top interior lineman): Alex Leatherwood and Jedrick Wills Jr. named to watch list. Semifinals named Nov. 14.
Awards no one one on Crimson Tide is up for
Riminigton Award (best center)