Alshon Jeffery Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List
July 7, 2011
University of South Carolina junior wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been named to the Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list. The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the most outstanding wide receiver in college football by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation.
Jeffery, a 6-4, 233-pounder from St. Matthews, S.C., was one of three finalists for the award last season after setting school records with 88 receptions for 1,517 yards.
Previous winners of the award include Bobby Engram (1994; Penn State), Terry Glenn (1995; Ohio State), Marcus Harris (Wyoming; 1996), Randy Moss (Marshall; 1997), Troy Edwards (Louisiana Tech; 1998), Troy Walters (Stanford; 1999), Antonio Bryant (Pittsburgh; 2000), Josh Reed (LSU; 2001), Charles Rogers (Michigan State; 2002), Larry Fitzgerald (Pittsburgh; 2003), Braylon Edwards (Michigan; 2004), Mike Hass (Oregon State; 2005), Calvin Johnson (Georgia Tech; 2006), Michael Crabtree (Texas Tech; 2007 & 2008), Golden Tate (Notre Dame; 2009) and Justin Blackmon (Oklahoma State, 2010).
The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., (TQC Foundation), the creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award (presented annually to the nation's outstanding college football receiver), is an independent, charitable organization founded in 1994.