Originally posted on Little Brother Blog  |  Last updated 7/16/12

After four players represented Michigan State on the Bednarik Award watch list and one on the Maxwell, the Spartans continued to be strongly represented on other award watch lists. Max Bullough was named to four preseason award watch lists. (MSU Photo)

Here is a breakdown of those players:

Nagurski (top defensive player): Johnny Adams, Max Bullough, Will Gholston

Lombardi (essentially top offensive or defensive lineman or linebacker): Denicos Allen, Max Bullough, Will Gholston, Chris McDonald, Marcus Rush

Thorpe (top defensive back): Johnny Adams, Isaiah Lewis

Butkus (top linebacker): Denicos Allen, Max Bullough

Mackey (top tight end): Dion Sims

Groza (top kicker): Dan Conroy

Outland (top offensive lineman): Chris McDonald

In total, Bullough leads the way as he was named to four watch lsits (Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe and Bednarik). Gholston, Allen and Adams each were named to three.

(Editor's Note: As more award lists are released, this post will be updated)






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