Quarterback Keith Price and running back Bishop Sankey were named to the Maxwell Award Watch List on Monday.
The award goes to "America's College Player of the Year since 1937" and has 76 candidates on the opening list.
Semifinalists for the Maxwell (and Bednarik) Award will be announced Oct. 29. The three finalists for each award will be unveiled Nov. 25th. The winners of the 2013 Maxwell and Bednarik Awards will be announced as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show held Dec. 12th. The formal presentations of these awards will be made at the Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala hosted by Harrah's Entertainment Atlantic City on March 7, 2014.