Terps' Diggs named to preseason awards lists

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- University of Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been named to the 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List and the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List as announced Monday by the Maxwell Football Club and Louisville Sports Commission, respectively.

Diggs is one of 19 wide outs included on the 74-man watch list for the Maxwell Award, which honors the nation's top collegiate football player.

Semifinalists will be announced Nov. 3, while the three finalists for each award will be unveiled Nov. 24. The winner will be announced as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on Dec. 11.

Diggs is also one of 47 players to be named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, which is given to the most versatile player in major college football.

The winner will be honored at the official Paul Hornung Award Banquet in January 2015.

Diggs finished second on the team in receptions and receiving yards last season despite missing the last five games with a leg injury. In seven games, Diggs had 34 receptions for 587 yards and three touchdowns and averaged 83.9 yards receiving per game.


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