Carter named to award watch list

Reggie Carter has been named to the Bednarik Award watch list. Here’s the release from UCLA:

Reggie Carter Named To Bednarik Award Watch List
Junior linebacker one of 75 defensive stars named to 2008 watch list

June 30, 2008

Junior linebacker Reggie Carter has been named to the 2008 Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List. The list is comprised of seventy-five players who were selected based on their performances during the 2007 season. Twelve Pac-10 players have been named to the Watch List.

Carter tallied 62 tackles, two sacks and 12 tackles for a loss during the 2007 football season. He is also on the pre-season `Watch List’ for the Bronko Nagurski Award and the Lott Trophy.

Semifinalists for Bednarik Awards will be announced in early November and three finalists for the award will be announced November 25th. The winners of the 2008 Bednarik Award will be announced as part of the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show in December. The formal presentation of the award will be made at the Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala hosted by Harrah’s Entertainment Atlantic City on March 6, 2009.

The watch list candidates have been chosen by the Maxwell Football Club’s Selection Committee and the Maxwell Club reserves the right to make additions and subtractions to these lists as the 2008 season unfolds. All members of the Maxwell Football Club, NCAA Sports Information Directors, Head Coaches and selected national media are eligible to vote for these awards

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