COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who ranks fifth nationally in passing efficiency, is one of 15 student-athletes named as a “Player to Watch” for the 2010 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced its list Tuesday.
Pryor, who has led the Buckeyes to a 9-1 mark, has a passing efficiency rating of 166.4. He is completing 67.2 percent of his passes and has thrown a Big Ten best (tied) 22 touchdown passes against eight interceptions. He is one of two Big Ten Conference players to be selected.
Quarterbacks from four of the top six teams in the most recent BCS standings are on the list, including Auburn’s Cam Newton, TCU’s Andy Dalton, Boise State’s Kellen Moore and Stanford’s Andrew Luck. The 15-player watch list includes nine quarterbacks, three running backs, one wide receiver and two defensive players.
A list of five finalists will be announced on Wednesday, December 1.
The 2010 Walter Camp Player of the Year recipient, who is voted on by the Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors, will be presented live on Thursday, December 9 during the 6 p.m. edition of ESPN SportsCenter.
The complete list of Walter Camp “Players to Watch” is attached.