(WTVA) - Several Ole Miss and Mississippi State football players find themselves on preseason lists for annual college football awards.
Ole Miss wide receiver A.J. Brown was named to the Maxwell Award Watch List.
Brown is joined by MSU quarterback Nick Fitzgerald.
The Maxwell Award annually honors America's College Player of the Year.
MSU's defensive linemen Jeffery Simmons and Montez Sweat were both named to the Bednarik Award Watch List.
The Bednarik Award annually honors the best defensive player in college football.
- Ole Miss' Brown, MSU trio named to preseason watch lists
- Ole Miss' A.J. Brown named semifinalist for Biletnikoff Award
- Brown, Little, Simmons named to AP Preseason All-America teams
- Ole Miss, MSU receive early football signees
- Ole Miss names new police chief
- Ole Miss names new women's basketball coach
- Ole Miss named NCAA Regional host
- Ole Miss names Keith Carter athletics director
- Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown wins 2017 C Spire Conerly Trophy
- Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown declares for NFL Draft