Broncos Continue to be Named to Preseason Watch Lists

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            BOISE, Idaho - Preseason football awards watch lists to the 2011 season continue to be released and Boise State players continue to be named to those lists.

            In recent announcements, quarterback Kellen Moore has been named to the Davey O'Brien and Walter Camp award watch lists, while running back Doug Martin was named to the Doak Walker award watch list. 

The Davey O'Brien award is presented to the nation's most outstanding quarterback, while the Walter Camp award is presented each year to the most outstanding player in college football.  The Doak Walker award is presented to the nation's most outstanding running back.

Moore was a finalist for both the Davey O'Brien and Walter Camp awards last season, which were won by 2011 Heisman Trophy award winning Cam Newton of Auburn. 

Moore and Martin have also been named to the watch list for the Maxwell award which is presented to the nation's most outstanding all-around player. 

Moore is coming off an outstanding junior season where he led the nation in passing efficiency with a 182.63 rating.  He passed for 3,845 yards and 35 touchdowns, while throwing just six interceptions in 2010.  Moore was one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy last year.

Martin is also coming off an excellent junior season rushing for 1,260 yards and 12 touchdowns. 

Among the 15 awards that make up the National College Football Awards Association, nine Bronco players have been named to the preseason watch lists.

Following is a complete list of Boise State players and their respective watch lists.

Kellen Moore (Quarterback) - Maxwell (most outstanding overall); O'Brien (quarterback); Walter Camp (most outstanding overall)

Billy Winn (Defensive Line) - Bednarik (defense); Nagurski (defense); Outland (interior lineman)

Nate Potter (Offensive Line) - Outland; Lombardi (lineman)

Thomas Byrd (Center) - Lombardi; Rimington (center)

Doug Martin (Running Back) - Maxwell; Walker (running back)

Kyle Efaw (Tight End) - Mackey (tight end)

George Iloka (Safety) - Thorpe (defensive back)

Shea McClellin (Defensive End) - Lombardi

Tyler Shoemaker (Wide Receiver) - Biletnikoff (wide receiver)