Posted July 14, 2012 on
The honors keep rolling in for junior cornerback David Amerson, as he was announced on the 2012 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List. Last season, he was one of three finalist for the award which is given annually to the best defensive back in college football.
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NORMAN, Okla. — Another day, another Sooner player to watch; the Jim Thorpe Association Friday announced its 35-player Jim Thorpe Award Watch List and OU free safety Tony Jefferson has been included.
The 2012 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List for the best defensive back in college football was announced Friday by the Jim Thorpe Association. The award is named after former gold medal Olympian and superb all-around athlete, Jim Thorpe. Of Course, Tyrann Mathieu is a favorite on just about every preseason defensive watch list and an LSU player has won the award two seasons in a row ...
The Panthers may have one of the best defensive backs in the nation this year, at least that’s what the Jim Thorpe Association thinks. The award that goes to the best defensive back in college football had its preseason watch list released today and Pitt safety Jarred Holley was one of just the 35 names on the list.
Holley had his name mentioned in the Nagurski watch list yesterday...