University of Tulsa tailback/kick returner Trey Watts was named to the 2012 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, it was announced today by the Louisville Sports Commission.


University of Tulsa tailback/kick returner Trey Watts was named to the 2012 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, it was announced today by the Louisville Sports Commission.

 

Watts is one of 49 multi-talented players named to the preseason watch list. The Paul Hornung Award, now in its third season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend Paul Hornung.

 

The 5-foot 11-inch junior led the Golden Hurricane in all-purpose yardage last year with 1,629 yards for a 125.3 average per game. Watts was an honorable mention all-Conference USA selection as a sophomore.

 

2012 Paul Hornung Award Watch List

 

Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
Keenan Allen, California
Tavon Austin, West Virginia
Kenjon Barner , Oregon
Jonathan Banks, Mississippi State
D.J. Beshears, Kansas
Matt Brown, Temple
Chad Bumphis, Mississippi State
Trey Burton, Florida
Adrian Bushell, Louisville
Jesse Callier, Washington
Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest
Brandon Carter, TCU
Tommy Davis, Illinois
Quandre Diggs, Texas
Jerry “BooBoo” Gates, Bowling Green
Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State
Jordan Hall, Ohio State
Dustin Harris, Texas A&M
Terry Hawthorne, Illinois
Dennis Johnson, Arkansas
Chandler Jones, San Jose State
Perry Jones, Virginia
Tracy Lampley, Southern Miss
Marqise Lee, Southern California
Josh Lenz, Iowa
Venric Marks, Northwestern
Onterio McCaleb, Auburn
Qunicy McDuffe, UCF
Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
Jamal Miles, Arizona State
T.J. Moe, Missouri
Ty Montgomery, Stanford
Warren Norman, Vanderbilt
Jordan Poyer, Oregon State
Theo Riddick, Notre Dame
Nickell Robey, Southern California
Ace Sanders, South Carolina
Jeff Scott, Mississippi
Branden Smith, Georgia
Orwin Smith, Georgia Tech
Darryl Surgent, Louisiana-Lafayette
De’Anthony Thomas, Oregon
Justin Veltung, Idaho
Sammy Watkins, Clemson
Trey Watts, Tulsa
Kerwynn Williams, Utah State
Robert Woods, Southern California