COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four Ohio State Buckeyes have been named to the initial preseason college football watch lists today: wide receivers Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson are on the watch list for the 85th Maxwell Award, and defensive linemen Haskell Garrett and Zach Harrison were named to the 27th Chuck Bednarik Award watch list.
The Maxwell Football Club announced these two watch lists today. The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the outstanding player in college football and the Bednarik Award is presented to the outstanding defensive player.
Semifinalists for the Maxwell Award will be announced November 1, 2021, while the three finalists for the Maxwell Award will be unveiled November 22, 2021. The winners of the 2021 Maxwell and Bednarik Awards will be announced as part of the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on December 9, 2021.
2021 OHIO STATE FOOTBALL
CB Sevyn Banks
DT Haskell Garrett
OT Thayer Munford
WR Chris Olave
WR Garrett Wilson