Found December 06, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
LOS ANGELES -- USC sophomore Marqise Lee was named the winner of the 2012 Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation's top receiver. He is USC's first recipient of the Biletnikoff Award, presented annually since 1994 by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, and just the third winner from the Pac-12. He is also only the fifth sophomore winner. Lee will receive the Biletnikoff trophy at the 19th annual Biletnikoff Award Banquet at the University Center at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla., on Feb. 9, 2013. Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback Larry Csonka will deliver the keynote address. The award is named after Fred Biletnikoff, the former Florida State All-American who was an All-Pro and Super Bowl MVP with the Oakland Raiders. A member of the College Football and NFL Halls of Fame, he set Raiders team career records for receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. Lee, an All-American first teamer and the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year who i...

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