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Chidera Uzo-Diribe Named to Bednarik Award Watch List

The Bednarik is annually awarded to the best defensive player in college football.

Doug Pensinger

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...