Gators Dominique Easley, Loucheiz Purifoy on Nagurski and Outland watch lists
Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy has been named to the Outland Trophy preseason watch list, and UF defensive lineman Dominique Easley was named to Outland and Bronko Nagurski Trophy, each announced today.
The Outland Trophy is awarded annualy to the nation's best interior lineman, whilce the Nagurski is given to the best defensive player of the year.
Easley, a senior from Staten Island, N.Y., has played in 29 games with 23 starts. He has 67 tackles, 16 for-loss, and 5.5 sacks - a team-leading four last season.
Purifoy, a junior from Pensacola, has 26 appearances with 12 starts at cornerback and one start at wide receiver. He is the team’s leading returning tackler after registering 51 last season. He also had three forced fumbles.