Found June 27, 2013 on NFL Draft Zone:
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who shocked the football world as a rookie last season, has been nominated for an ESPY Award: best breakthrough athlete. The ESPYS, ESPN’s annual sports-award show, is slated for 6 p.m. Pacific time on July 17. Fans can vote on ESPN.com for nominees in 35 award categories. Wilson is one of five youngsters nominated in the “best breakthrough athlete” category. He is up against San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, L.A. Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and L.A. Angels outfielder Mike Trout.
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