Dozen All-American Bowl alumni make Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List


Tuesday afternoon the 2019 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Preseason Watch List was released. The award is presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding college defensive player.


A dozen former All-American Bowl athletes were named to the preseason watch list.

  • Derrick Brown (Auburn)
  • Carter Coughlin (Minnesota)
  • A.J. Epenesa (Iowa)
  • Jordan Fuller (Ohio State)
  • Lavert Hill (Michigan)
  • Micah Parsons (Penn State)
  • Jacob Phillips (LSU)
  • Shaquille Quarterman (Miami)
  • Caden Sterns (Texas)
  • Xavier Thomas (Clemson)
  • Jay Tufele (USC)
  • Chase Young (Ohio State)

The recipient of the award will be announced on December 9th during the 25th Annual Bronko Nagurski Trophy Banquet.

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.