The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, the creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award, presented annually to college football's outstanding receiver, today announced the addition of eleven players to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, including Alonzo Russell (Toledo), Dawan Scott (Miami), Willie Snead (Ball State), Marquelo Suel (Akron).
Russell has played in five games and recorded 25 receptions for 459 yards (18.4 avg.) and two touchdowns. Russell has helped the Rockets off to a 4-1 record and has a long reception of 66 yards and averages 91.8 receiving yards per game.
Scott has totaled 27 catches for 441 yards (16.3 avg.) and four touchdowns in five games. Scott and the RedHawks have a 3-2 overall record and has a long reception of 58 yards and averages 88.2 receiving yards per contest.
Snead has played in all five games and collected 41 receptions for 537 yards (13.1 avg.) and four touchdowns. Snead is a key part of the Cardinals offense that is off to a 3-2 record. Snead has a long reception of 34 yards this season and averages 107.4 receiving yards per game.
Suel leads the Zips with 40 receptions for 457 yards (11.4 avg.) and four touchdowns. Suel and the new Akron offense has provided life for the Zips despite a 1-4 start to the season. Suel has a long reception of 34 yards and averages 91.4 receiving yards per contest.
"The Foundation will make further additions as game performances dictate," noted Ritchie Pickron, Foundation Selection Chairman.
The Biletnikoff Award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game's predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association's official website, www.NCFAA.org.