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Three Football Players Named to National Award Watch Lists




July 5, 2011

Boston College running back Montel Harris is one of 66 players named to the Watch List for the 2011 Maxwell Award, an honor bestowed upon America's most outstanding college football player, while linebacker Luke Kuechly and cornerback Donnie Fletcher are each on the watch list for the 2011 Bednarik Award, given annually to the nation's top defensive player.

This year's candidates for the Maxwell Award were chosen by the Maxwell Football Club's selection committee, evaluating past performance and future potential. Semifinalists for the award will be announced October 31 and the three finalists for the award will be unveiled November 21. The winner of the 2011 Maxwell Award will be announced as part of the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Show held on December 8.

Semifinalists for the Bednarik Award will be announced Oct. 31 and the three finalists will be unveiled Nov. 21. The winner will be announced as part of the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Show held on Dec. 8.

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