Friday afternoon the 2022 John Mackey Award watch list was released. The award is presented annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.
Congratulations to the 6️⃣ All-Americans named the @JohnMackeyAward Watch List.
Brock Bowers (Georgia)
Luke Ford (Illinois)
Arik Gilbert (Georgia)
Michael Mayer (Notre Dame)
Austin Stogner (South Carolina)
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Six former All-American Bowl athletes were named to the watch list.
- Brock Bowers (Georgia)
- Luke Ford (Illinois)
- Arik Gilbert (Georgia)
- Michael Mayer (Notre Dame)
- Austin Stogner (South Carolina)
- George Takacs (Boston College)
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