All-American Bowl alumni added to Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

Caden Sterns
All-American Bowl

The official Watch List for the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award was released on Monday. The award is annually given the nation’s top defensive back.


A trio of past All-American Bowl athletes were named on the preseason candidates list.

  • Jordan Fuller (Ohio State)
  • Lavert Hill (Michigan)
  • Caden Sterns (Texas)

In 2018, All-American Bowl alum DeAndre Baker took home the coveted award.

Watch the twentieth edition of the annual East vs. West matchup on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC at 12:00 Noon CST, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players