July 27, 2021

Outland and Nagurski Trophy Watch Lists Feature Six Buckeyes

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State football program has three student-athletes apiece named to the 2021 Outland Trophy and Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch lists, respectively, which were announced today by the Football Writers Association of America.

The Outland Trophy watch list includes offensive tackles Thayer Munford and Nicholas Petit-Frere, and defensive tackle Haskell Garrett. The trophy honors the nation’s top interior lineman. Ohio State is one of five schools (Ohio State, Clemson, Boston College, Oklahoma and Georgia) with three honorees on the Outland Trophy watch list.

The recipient of the 2021 Outland Trophy will be announced as part of the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on December 9, 2021.

The Bronko Nagurski Trophy’s watch list includes cornerback Sevyn Banks, Garrett and defensive end Zach Harrison. The Nagurski honors the nation’s defensive player of the year.

The winner of the Bronko Nagurski Trophy will be chosen from five finalists and honored at an awards banquest Dec. 6 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center. Clemson leads with four Bronko Nagurski watch list honorees with Ohio State, Georgia, Iowa State and Oklahoma have three players, apiece.

2021 OHIO STATE FOOTBALL
Preseason Honors

CB Sevyn Banks

  • Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
  • Thorpe Award watch list
  • Third-Team Preseason All-American: Phil Steele

DT Haskell Garrett

  • Outland Trophy watch list
  • Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
  • Bednarik Award watch list
  • First Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports, The Sporting News, Phil Steele, Walter Camp Football Foundation

Zach Harrison

  • Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
  • Chuck Bednarik Award watch list
  • Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list
  • Third Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports

C Harry Miller

  • Allstate AFCA Good Works Team nominee

OT Thayer Munford

  • Outland Trophy watch list
  • Big Ten Preseason Honors List
  • First Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports, Walter Camp Football Foundation
    Second Team Preseason All-American: The Sporting News

WR Chris Olave

  • Maxwell Award watch list
  • Biletnikoff Award watch list
  • Big Ten Preseason Honors list
  • First-Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports, The Sporting News, Phil Steele, Walter Camp Football Foundation

OT Nicholas Petit-Frere

  • Outland Trophy watch list

TE Jeremy Ruckert

  • Mackey Award watch list

WR Garrett Wilson

  • Maxwell Award watch list
  • Biletnikoff Award watch list
  • Big Ten Preseason Honors list
  • First-Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports
  • Second-Team Preseason All-American: The Sporting News, Phil Steele