Uploaded Ad
stop
Article Image
Courtesy: David Barfield
Adebo Named to National Watch List
Courtesy: GoBearkats.com
Release: 10/09/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Related Links

Freshman defensive lineman Mouf Adebo has been named to the Jerry Rice Award Watch List, the Sports Network announced Wednesday. The Jerry Rice Award, in its third year of existence, is given to the top FCS first-year player, whether a true freshman or redshirt freshman.

Adebo is second on the team with three sacks through five games this season. The Mansfield High School product has 15 total tackles, five of them for a loss.

The 6-foot-1, 225 pound defensive end is behind a pair of seniors on the depth chart in Jarrett Brown and Andrew Weaver but he’s made the most of his opportunities and has gained more playing time as the season has gone on.

In the Bearkats last game against No. 2 Eastern Washington, Adebo sacked the Eagles’ versatile quarterback Vernon Adams for a loss of seven yards.

Named for the legendary wide receiver, who played in the FCS (then Division I-AA) at Mississippi Valley State, the Rice Award will be voted on by a national panel of sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries following the regular season.

Click here to see the full list of candidates.

Towson running back Terrance West won the inaugural Rice Award in the 2011 season and Villanova quarterback John Robertson received the honor last season.

The winner will be announced at The Sports Network FCS Awards Presentation Dec. 16 in Philadelphia. The Rice Award Watch List can undergo revision during the season.

Back
Auctions
DVD Store
Tickets
advertisement
Football Auction
More On GoBears.com
LeftRight
New football coach setting the bar high
K. C. Keeler and other top coaches offering Bearkat football summer instruction
Matt Dominguez and Timothy Flanders make 50 year All-SLC squad
Bearkat football seniors brought national success to Huntsville campus
Bearkats named to Southland Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
Sam Houston student-athletes spread Christmas spirit
Zach Cabra
#1
Position:
Class: Junior
Presented by Villas on Sycamore
Which Bearkat football games are you planning to attend?
All 5 Home Games & SFA
Homecoming Oct. 11
Piney Woods at Reliant
Home Games & LSU
All 12 Games
Presented by State Farm
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know ?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?
Did you know?