Another day, another watch list for a Nebraska Cornhusker.
✊ @C_Jon8 on the @jimthorpeaward watch list.#GBR pic.twitter.com/reFy9EOsnz— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) July 14, 2017
Chris Jones, the Senior Cornerback out of Jacksknville, Florida, was named one to watch for the award that goes to the best Corner in America.
Jones was named Honorable Mention all-Big Ten by both the media & coaches last season. Jonest totalled 37 tackles, 3 interceptions & 10 pass breakups last season.
Jones had a big interception for a TD vs. Indiana on the road last season, plus numerous big pass breakups.
Jones joins the 45 other players on the watch list. The Thorpe will be presented at the Home Depot College Football Awards in December.
The full list:
Brandon Addison Old Dominion- Sr.
Jaire Alexander Louisville - Jr.
Marcus Allen Penn State - Sr.
Dravon Askew-Henry West Virginia - Jr.
Quin Blanding Virginia - Sr.
Joe Brown WKU - Sr.
Andre Chachere San Jose State - Sr.
Sean Chandler Temple - Sr.
Justin Clifton Arkansas State - Jr.
Amari Coleman Central Michigan - Sr.
Kamari Cotton-Moya Iowa State - Sr.
Duke Dawson Florida - Sr.
Clifton Duck Appalachian State - So.
Mike Edwards Kentucky - So.
Rashard Fant Indiana - Sr.
Minkah Fitzpatrick Alabama - Jr.
Tre Flowers Oklahoma State - Sr.
Chase Hansen Utah - Jr.
Heath Harding Miami - Sr.
Ronnie Harrison Alabama - Jr.
Godwin Igwebuike Northwestern - Sr.
Donte Jackson LSU - Jr.
Derwin James Florida State - So.
Chris Jones Nebraska - Sr.
Shawun Lurry NIU - Sr.
Iman Marshall USC - Jr.
Kishawn McClain North Texas - Sr.
Tarvarus McFadden Florida State - Jr.
Quenton Meeks Stanford - Jr.
Deatrick Nichols USF - Sr.
Parry Nickerson Tulane - Sr.
Nick Orr TCU - Sr.
Taylor Rapp Washington - So.
Jeremy Reaves South Alabama - Jr.
D.J. Reed Kansas State - Jr.
Justin Reid Stanford - Jr.
Dominick Sanders Georgia - Sr.
M.J. Stewart North Carolina - Sr.
Greg Stroman Virginia Tech - Sr.
Jaleel Wadood UCLA - Sr.
Denzel Ward Ohio State - Jr.
Armani Watts Texas A&M - Sr.
Jordan Whitehead Pitt - Jr.
Andrew Wingard Wyoming – Jr.
Jalen Young FAU – Jr.