2013 watch lists

The Sports Network on Thursday announced its watch list for the 19th annual Buck Buchanan Award.

Two-time defending national champion North Dakota State features two nominees, senior cornerback Marcus Williams and senior linebacker Grant Olson. Williams is one of seven returning finalists.

The Buck Buchanan Award has been given to the most outstanding defensive player in the FCS since 1995.

2013 BUCK BUCHANAN AWARD WATCH LIST
PLAYER POS. SCHOOL CLASS   PLAYER POS. SCHOOL CLASS
Dorian Bell LB Duquesne SR   Stephon Robertson LB James Madison SR
Clarence Bumpas LB Northern Colorado SR   Caleb Schaffitzel S Missouri State JR
Qua Cox CB Jackson State SR   Alvin Scioneaux LB Wofford SR
Wes Dothard LB Chattanooga SR   Robert Simpson DT Miss. Valley State SR
Steven Godbolt III CB Tennessee State JR   Tyler Starr LB South Dakota SR
Ronnie Hamlin LB Eastern Washington JR   Jaquiski Tartt S Samford JR
Antoine Lewis DT Villanova SR   Jordan Tripp LB Montana SR
Jestin Love S Central Arkansas SR   Davis Tull DE Chattanooga JR
Grant Olson LB North Dakota State SR   Colton Underwood DE Illinois State SR
Caraun Reid DT Princeton SR   Marcus Williams CB North Dakota State SR
Complete list of Buck Buchanan Award winners