2013 watch lists

The Charlotte Touchdown Club on Thursday announced its watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, which has honored the nation’s most outstanding defensive player since 1993.

South Carolina junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is the lone returning finalist from last season.

2013 BRONKO NAGUSRSKI WATCH LIST
PLAYER SCHOOL   PLAYER SCHOOL   PLAYER SCHOOL
Linemen   Linebackers   Backs
Jeremiah Attaochu Georgia Tech   Anthony Barr UCLA   Ricardo Allen Purdue
Deion Barnes Penn State   Greg Blair Cincinnati   Deion Belue Alabama
Calvin Barnett Oklahoma St.   Chris Borland Wisconsin   Bene Benwikere San Jose St.
Morgan Breslin USC   Carl Bradford Arizona St.   Tre Boston N. Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney S. Carolina   Jonathan Brown Illinois   Christian Bryant Ohio St.
Scott Crichton Oregon St.   Max Bullough Michigan St.   Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Alabama
Aaron Donald Pittsburgh   Bryce Hager Baylor   Ross Cockrell Duke
Dominique Easley Florida   Jordan Hicks Texas   Aaron Colvin Oklahoma
Devonte Fields TCU   Adrian Hubbard Alabama   Darqueze Dennard Michigan St.
Ben Gardner Stanford   Andrew Jackson Western Ky.   Quandre Diggs Texas
Ra’Shede Hageman Minnesota   Shawn Jackson Tulsa   Ifo Ekpre-Olomu Oregon
Kerry Hyder Texas Tech   A.J. Johnson Tennessee   Antone Exum Virginia Tech
Jackson Jeffcoat Texas   Christian Jones Florida St.   Justin Gilbert Oklahoma St.
Timmy Jernigan Florida St.   Eric Kendricks UCLA   Andre Hal Vanderbilt
Anthony Johnson LSU   Shaun Lewis Oklahoma St.   Lamarcus Joyner Florida St.
Demarcus Lawrence Boise St.   Khalil Mack Buffalo   Craig Loston LSU
Aaron Lynch USF   James Morris Iowa   Terrance Mitchell Oregon
Kareem Martin N. Carolina   C.J. Mosley Alabama   Marco Nelson Tulsa
Daniel McCullers Tennessee   Trent Murphy Stanford   Loucheiz Purifoy Florida
Louis Nix III Notre Dame   Denzel Nkemdiche Ole Miss   Ed Reynolds Stanford
Roosevelt Nix Kent State   Kevin Pierre-Louis Boston College   Bradley Roby Ohio St.
Marcus Rush Michigan St.   Hayes Pullard USC   Hakeem Smith Louisville
Tyler Scott Northwestern   Ryan Shazier Ohio St.   Damian Swann Georgia
Chris Smith Arkansas   Shayne Skov Stanford   Jason Verrett TCU
Will Sutton Arizona St.   Yawin Smallwood Connecticut   Nickoe Whitley Mississippi St.
Stephon Tuitt Notre Dame   Jack Tyler Virginia Tech   Ty Zimmerman K-State
Nikita Whitlock Wake Forest   Kyle Van Noy BYU      
Leonard Williams USC            
Complete list of Bronko Nagurski Trophy winners