2013 Walter Payton Award watch list
The Sports Network on Monday announced its watch list for the 27th annual Walter Payton Award.
Among the 20 initial nominees are 11 finalists from last year, and another from 2011. Included among this year's nominees are one three-time finalist, Montana State quarterback DeNarius McGhee, and three two-time finalists: Indiana State running back Shakir Bell, Sam Houston State running back Timothy Flanders and Townson running back Terrance West. Two schools -- Appalachian State and Eastern Illinois, each placed two players on the watch list.
The Walter Payton Award has been given to the most outstanding college football player on the FCS level since 1987.
|Zach Bauman||RB||Northern Arizona||SR||Jeff Mathews||QB||Cornell||SR|
|Shakir Bell||RB||Indiana State||SR||Gavin McCarney||QB||Colgate||SR|
|Timothy Flanders||RB||Sam Houston State||SR||DeNarius McGhee||QB||Montana State||SR|
|Jimmy Garoppolo||QB||Eastern Illinois||SR||Jerick McKinnon||QB||Georgia Southern||SR|
|Jordan Harris||WR||Bryant||SR||Andrew Pierce||RB||Delaware||SR|
|Jamal Londry-Jackson||QB||Appalachian State||SR||Walter Powell||WR||Murray State||SR|
|Brock Jensen||QB||North Dakota State||SR||Sean Price||WR||Appalachian State||SO|
|David Johnson||RB||Northen Iowa||JR||Wynrick Smothers||QB||Central Arkansas||SR|
|Carlton Koonce||RB||Fordham||SR||Terrance West||RB||Townson||JR|
|Erik Lora||WR||Eastern Illinois||SR||Zach Zenner||RB||South Dakota State||JR|
|Complete list of Walter Payton Award winners|