2013 watch lists

The Maxwell Football Club on Monday announced its watch list for the 19th annual Bednarik Award.

Returning award semifinalists from 2012 include Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton. Notre Dame placed four players on the watch list, one more than Alabama, Florida, Ohio State and Stanford.

The Bednarik Award has been given to the college defensive player of the year since 1995.

2013 BEDNARIK AWARD WATCH LIST
PLAYER POS. SCHOOL CLASS   PLAYER POS. SCHOOL CLASS
Jeremiah Attaochu DE Georgia Tech SR   Anthony Johnson DT LSU JR
Deion Barnes DE Penn State JR   A.J. Johnson LB Tennessee JR
Calvin Barnett DT Oklahoma State SR   Christian Jones LB Florida State SR
C.J. Barnett S Ohio State SR   Lamarcus Joyner S Florida State SR
Anthony Barr LB UCLA SR   Eric Kendricks LB UCLA JR
Lamin Barrow LB LSU SR   DeDe Lattimore LB South Florida SR
Vic Beasley DE Clemson JR   Craig Loston S LSU SR
Deion Belue CB Alabama SR   Khalil Mack LB Buffalo SR
Bene Benwikere CB San Jose State SR   Kareem Martin DE North Carolina SR
Greg Blair LB Cincinnati SR   Daniel McCullers DT Tennessee SR
Chris Borland LB Wisconsin SR   Benardrick McKinney LB Mississippi St. SO
Carl Bradford LB Arizona State JR   Jamal Merrell LB Rutgers SR
Morgan Breslin LB USC SR   James Morris LB Iowa SR
Jonathan Brown LB Illinois SR   C.J. Mosley LB Alabama SR
Max Bullough LB Michigan State SR   Trent Murphy LB Stanford SR
Ryan Carrethers DT Arkansas State SR   Roosevelt Nix DT Kent State SR
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix S Alabama JR   Louis Nix III DT Notre Dame SR
Jadeveon Clowney DE South Carolina JR   Calvin Pryor S Louisville JR
Aaron Colvin CB Oklahoma SR   Loucheiz Purifoy CB Florida JR
Scott Crichton DE Oregon State JR   Travis Raciti DT San Jose State JR
Darqueze Dennard CB Michigan State SR   Bradley Roby CB Ohio State JR
Aaron Donald DT Pittsburgh SR   Ryan Shazier LB Ohio State JR
Dominique Easley DT Florida SR   Prince Shembo LB Notre Dame SR
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu CB Oregon JR   Shayne Skov LB Stanford SR
Jake Fely LB San Diego State JR   Yawin Smallwood LB UConn JR
Devonte Fields DE TCU SO   Derron Smith S Fresno State JR
Jake Fischer LB Arizona SR   Chris Smith DE Arkansas SR
Dee Ford DE Auburn SR   Hakeem Smith S Louisville SR
E.J. Gaines CB Missouri SR   Will Sutton DT Arizona State SR
Ben Gardner DE Stanford SR   Jemea Thomas CB Georgia Tech SR
James Gayle DE Virginia Tech SR   Stephon Tuitt DE Notre Dame JR
Ra’Shede Hageman DT Minnesota SR   Chidera Uzo-Diribe DE Colorado SR
Bryce Hager LB Baylor JR   Kyle Van Noy LB BYU SR
Andre Hal CB Vanderbilt SR   Jason Verrett CB TCU SR
Bennett Jackson CB Notre Dame SR   Nikita Whitlock DT Wake Forest SR
Andrew Jackson LB Western Ky. SR   Leonard Williams DE USC SO
Jackson Jeffcoat DE Texas SR   Ty Zimmerman S Kansas State SR
Timmy Jernigan DT Florida State JR          
Complete list of Bednarik Award winners