4 TCU players named to award watch lists

07/07/2014 10:57 AM

07/07/2014 10:58 AM

Four TCU football players have been named to award watch lists.

Tailback B.J. Catalon has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, presented to the nation’s most versatile player.

Safety Sam Carter, defensive end Devonte Fields and defensive tackle Chucky Hunter have been named to the watch list for the 2014 Chuck Bednarik Award, presented to the nation’s top defensive player.

Catalon, a junior, Catalon was a second-team academic all-Big 12 honoree last year. He ran for 569 yards, scored six rushing touchdowns and let TCU tailbacks with 11 receptions. He was an honorable-mention all-Big 12 kickoff returner, averaging 26.5 yards per return.

Carter, a preseason All-American, led TCU season with five interceptions while tying for second with four sacks.

Fields, who is also a preseason all-America, was the 2012 Associated Press Big 12 defensive player of the year as a true freshman.

Hunter, a two-time all-Big 12 selection, led the TCU defensive line last season with 43 tackles, including six for loss with two sacks.

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