University of Tulsa sophomore offensive center Chandler Miller has been named to the 2016 Fall Watch Lit for the Rimington Trophy, an award that is presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding center.
Miller started all 13 games last season as a red-shirt freshman for the Golden Hurricane. He sat out the 2014 season after an all-state season in 2013 at Bixby High School. Miller is one of seven players from the American Athletic Conference among a total of 63 players on the Rimington preseason watch list.
About the Rimington Trophy
The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the Most Outstanding Center in NCAA FBS College Football. Since it’s inception, the Rimington Trophy has raised over $2.6 million for the cystic fibrosis community. The award is overseen by the Boomer Esiason Foundation, which is committed to finding a cure for systic fibrosis and has raised over #120 million for the fight against cystic fibrosis.
Dave Rimington, the award’s namesake, was a consensus first-team All-America center at the University of Nebraska in 1981 and 1982, during which time he came the Outland Trophy’s only double winner as the nation’s finest interior lineman.