Originally written July 16, 2013 on College Football Universe:
The Jim Thorpe Award Watch List was announced last week on Friday. The Jim Thorpe Award is given to the nation's best defensive back. Texas cornerback Quandre Diggs (Jr. 5-10 200) and Stanford free safety Ed Reynolds (Sr. 6-2 205) are just a couple of many players that could win the award. Diggs has pulled in eight interceptions to go with 22 pass break ups over the last two seasons and Reynolds snagged up six interceptions in 2012. A total of 48 defensive backs were named to the watch list. 2013 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List S Kenneth Acker, SMU CB Ricardo Allen, Purdue S Dion Bailey, USC S C.J. Barnett, Ohio State S Bene Benwikere, San Jose State S Nat Berhe, San Diego State S Tre Boston, North Carolina S Christian Bryant, Ohio State S Deone Bucannon, Washington State S Kevin Byard, Middle Tennessee CB Carrington Byndom, Texas S Ibraheim Campbell, Northwestern S Sam Carter, TCU S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama CB Ross Cockrell, Duke S Aaron Colvin, Oklahoma S Alden Darby, Arizona ...
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