Monday morning the Maxwell Football Club released the watchlist for the 85th annual Maxwell Award, presented annually to the outstanding player in college football.
𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐌𝐚𝐱𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭 📄
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Congratulations to the 80 athletes who have been named to the list.
Award is given annually to the college football player of the year. #MaxwellAward #MaxwellFootball pic.twitter.com/CmTqIU6GcP
— Maxwell Football (@MaxwellFootball) July 19, 2021
12 former All-American Bowl athletes were named to the watch list.
- QB Phil Jurkovec (Boston College)
- QB D.J. Uiagalelei (Clemson)
- QB JT Daniels (Georgia)
- RB Breece Hall (Iowa State)
- QB Taulia Tagovailoa (Maryland)
- QB Sam Howell (North Carolina)
- WR Garrett Wilson (Ohio State)
- QB Spencer Rattler (Oklahoma)
- QB Matt Corral (Ole Miss)
- WR David Bell (Purdue)
- RB Austin Jones (Stanford)
- RB Bijan Robinson (Texas)
Watch the annual East vs. West matchup on Saturday, January 8, 2022 in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The All-American Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC at 1:00 PM ET, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players.
As an NBC Sports-owned property, the All-American Bowl is part of a marquee lineup of elite events that includes the Olympics, the NHL, the Premier League, and the number one primetime show since 2011: Sunday Night Football. The All-American Bowl is annually the most-watched, most-talked about, and most-prestigious high school all-star event with more than 4,100,000 unique television viewers and over 20,000 in attendance. The history and tradition of the All-American Bowl is unparalleled: 496 draft picks; 74 Super Bowl champions; 174 Pro Bowl selections; 13 Heisman finalists including, but not limited to: Odell Beckham Jr., Christian McCaffrey, Tim Tebow, Derrick Henry, DeVonta Smith, and Trevor Lawrence. For more information, visit NBCSports.com/AllAmericanBowl, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@AABonNBC)