Ten Horned Frogs named to national award watch lists

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    After a slew of watch lists alerts, 10 TCU football players have found themselves in the running for 14 national awards.

    All-American cornerback Jason Verrett leads the Horned Frogs with his appearance on five watch lists, while quarterback Casey Pachall and defensive end Devonte Fields both appear on three watchlists each.

    TCU has four players on the preseason All-Big 12 team, tying with Texas Tech for the second-most All-Big 12 players on the list.

    TCU members of the All-Big 12 squad include Fields – who was also named preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year – along with Verrett, Pachall and placekicker Jaden Oberkrom.

    Listed below are the Horned Frogs who appear on this season’s round of watch lists, and what award they are up for:

    Brandon Carter, WR

    • Biletnikoff Award (best receiver)
    • Paul Hornung Award (most versatile player)                  

    Sam Carter, S

    • Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back)

    B.J. Catalon, TB

    • Doak Walker Award (best running back)

    Devonte Fields, DE

    • Chuck Bednarik Award (best defensive lineman)
    • Rotary Lombardi Award (best defensive lineman or linebacker)
    • Bronko Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player)

    Chucky Hunter, DT

    • Outland Trophy (best interior lineman) 
    • Rotary Lombardi Award (best defensive lineman or linebacker)

    Waymon James, TB

    • Doak Walker Award (best running back)

    Jaden Oberkrom, PK

    • Lou Groza Award (best placekicker)

    Casey Pachall, QB

    • Davey O’Brien Award (best quarterback)
    • Maxwell Award (best player) 
    • Walter Camp Player of the Year Award (best player)

    Ethan Perry, P

    • Ray Guy Award (best punter)

    Jason Verrett, CB

    • Chuck Bednarik Award (best defensive player)
    • Lott IMPACT Trophy (biggest IMPACT for team on and off the field)
    • Bronko Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player)
    • Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back)
    • Walter Camp Player of the Year Award (best player)