On Monday, Safety Bralen Trahan was nominated for the Bednarik Award, while quarterback Levi Lewis was nominated for the Maxwell Award.
Running back and return specialist Chris Smith was named on the Doak Walker Award Preseason Watch List today announced the PwC SMU Athletic Forum.
Smith, last year as a kick-returner in the first Team All-American, was nominated yesterday at the Return Specialist for the preseason All-Sun Belt selection of the first team and will expected to take the starting position in running back in 2021.
Last year he was part of a three running back unit with San Francisco 49er Elijah Mitchell and Las Vegas raider Trey Ragas.
Both Mitchell and Ragas were last Year and 2019 members of the Doak Walker Award watchlist.
The Doak Walker Award is presented after the season to the best running back in college football who also has good academic status and graduates on schedule.
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