Florida defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd among 50 named to Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list
Florida junior DL Sharrif Floyd is among 50 players to watch for the 2012 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, the Walter Camp Football Foundation announced today.
Floyd is among 12 SEC players named to the watch list, including Plant alum and Georgia QB Aaron Murray
Floydwho started in the final 11 games in 2011, led the team with four quarterback hurries while totaling 46 tackles, including 6.5 for loss. In his career, Floyd has played in 24 games with 13 starts, 69 tackles and 13.0 tackles for loss.
The Walter Camp Award is the nation's fourth-oldest individual football accolade. The list will be narrowed to 10 semi-finalists in mid-November with a winner announced live on ESPN SportsCenter on December 6.
2012 Walter Camp Player of the Year “Watch List”
Keenan Allen, junior, WR, California; David Amerson, DB, North Carolina State (#); Ryan Aplin, senior, QB, Arkansas State;
Tavon Austin, senior, WR, West Virginia; Montee Ball, senior, RB, Wisconsin (*); Matt Barkley, senior, QB, USC; Tajh Boyd, junior, QB, Clemson;
Tyler Bray, junior, QB, Tennessee; Arthur Brown, senior, LB, Kansas State; Rex Burkhead, senior, RB, Nebraska; Alex Carder, senior, QB, Western Michigan; Jadeveon Clowney, sophomore, DE, South Carolina; Knile Davis, junior, RB, Arkansas; Seth Doerge, senior, QB, Texas Tech; Tyler Eifert, senior, TE, Notre Dame (#); Shariff Floyd, junior, DT, Florida; James Franklin, junior, QB, Missouri; William Gholston, junior, DE, Michigan State;
Ray Graham, senior, RB, Pittsburgh; Tony Jefferson, junior, DB, Oklahoma; Brandon Jenkins, senior, DE, Florida State; Barrett Jones, senior, Center, Alabama (#); Jarvis Jones, junior, LB, Georgia (#); Landry Jones, senior, QB, Oklahoma; Marcus Lattimore, junior, RB, South Carolina; Zach Line, senior, RB, SMU; Tyler Lockett, sophomore, WR/KR, Kansas State (#); Nigel Malone, senior, DB, Kansas State (*); Tyrann Matthieu, junior, DB, LSU (#); AJ McCarron, junior, QB, Alabama; T.J. McDonald, senior, DB, USC; Aaron Murray, junior, QB, Georgia; Alex Okafor, senior, DE, Texas; Branden Oliver, junior, RB, Buffalo; Joseph Randle, junior, RB, Oklahoma State; ilas Redd, junior, RB, Penn State; Denard Robinson, senior, QB, Michigan; Robbie Rouse, senior, RB, Fresno State; Charles Sims, junior, RB, Houston; Geno Smith, senior, QB, West Virginia; Kenny Stills, junior, WR, Oklahoma; Manti Te’o, senior, LB, Notre Dame (*); Chase Thomas, senior, LB, Stanford; De’Anthony Thomas, sophomore, WR, Oregon;
Logan Thomas, junior, QB, Virginia Tech; Joe Vellano, senior, DL, Maryland (*); Sammy Watkins, sophomore, WR/KR, Clemson; John White, senior, RB, Utah; Tyler Wilson, senior, QB, Arkansas; Robert Woods, junior, WR, USC (*).
# – 2011 Walter Camp First Team All-America selection
* – 2011 Walter Camp Second Team All-America selection