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Florida tight end Aaron Hernandez named to Mackey Watch List



Florida junior Aaron Hernandez is among 30 players who on Wednesday were named to the John Mackey Award Watch List, the award given annually to the nation's best collegiate tight end.

Hernandez, who was also a preseason selection to the All-SEC second-team by the media and league coaches, started 11 games last season, and caught 34 passes for 381 yards. He ranked first in the SEC in touchdowns by a tight end with five and led the Gators in receiving against Oklahoma in the BCS National Championship game with five catches for 57 yards.

Here is the full Mackey Watch List

Jeffrey Anderson, JR, UAB
Jake Ballard, SR, Ohio State
Greg Boone, SR, Virginia Tech
Nate Byham, SR, Pittsburgh
Jeff Cottam, SR, Tennessee
Ed Dickson, SR, Oregon
Richard Dickson, SR, LSU
TC Drake, SR, Kentucky
Charlie Gantt, JR, Michigan State
Riar Geer, SR, Colorado
Garrett Graham, SR, Wisconsin
Jermaine Gresham, SR, Oklahoma
Rob Gronkowski, JR, Arizona
Aaron Hernandez, JR, Florida
Mike Hoomanawanui, SR, Illinois
Blaine Irby, JR, Texas
Jeron Mastrud, SR, Kansas State
Anthony McCoy, SR, USC
Mike McNeil, SR, Iowa
Tony Moeaki, JR, Nebraska
Ryan Moya, SR, UCLA
Logan Paulsen, SR, UCLA
Dennis Pitta, SR, BYU
Andrew Quarless, JR, Penn State
Kyle Rudolph, SR, Notre Dame
Weslye Saunders, JR, South Carolina
Cody Slate, JR, Marshall
Tommy Trott, SR, Auburn
DJ Williams, JR, Arkansas
Ben Wooster, SR, Wake Forest

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:08pm]


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