Oklahoma right tackle Daryl Williams and cornerback Zach Sanchez, linebacker Eric Striker and defensive end Charles Tapper were both named to award watch lists on Thursday.
Williams was one of 64 linemen named to the Outland Award watch list. The fifth-year senior started all 13 games last season and was a second-team all-Big 12 selection by the league’s coaches.
Sanchez, Striker and Tapper were all placed on the Nagurski Trophy watch. The prize goes to college football’s best defensive player.
Striker and Tapper were both named to the Bedarnik Award watch list earlier this season. Sanchez, a sophomore, started all 13 games as freshman, registering 46 tackles and two interceptions.
The trio were among 81 players named to the list on Thursday. It will trimmed to five finalists in November.
Here is the complete list of Outland Trophy nominees: http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/news/2014/outland140710.html