The Bednarik Award watch list is out, and Colorado Buffaloes senior defensive end Chidera Uzo-Diribe has been named to the preseason watch list. CHUD finished the 2012 season with 43 tackles (assisted and unassisted) and seven sacks while forcing a fumble. He's expected to be the leader of the Buffs d-line this season.
Here's the full, official preseason list:
Presented by the Maxwell Football Club, a Philadelphia-based organization that also gives the Maxwell Award, the Bednarik Award annually goes to the best defensive player in college football.
Of course, there is a heavy favorite for the award this year...