(UPDATED July 21 2 p.m.) BLACKSBURG — The murky outlook for the 2020 football season hasn’t stopped the National College Football Awards Association from revealing preseason watch lists this month.
Virginia Tech’s defense has earned some recognition after a bounce back season in 2019. Linebacker Rayshard Ashby and defensive back Caleb Farley have appeared on multiple lists after being catalysts for that turnaround.
Read through for a roundup of the Hokies to make preseason award watch lists and check back throughout the week to see if any additional players get recognition.
The NCFAA will be releasing preseason watch lists this week for the Lou Groza Award (top place kicker) , Ray Guy Award (top punter), Paul Hornung Award (most versatile player) and Maxwell Award (player of the year).