June 21, 2010
McNary has been named to the 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List
Army senior defensive end Josh McNary has been named to the preseason 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List which was released this morning.
The list features the best and brightest of the upcoming season's defensive players.
McNary ranks as Army's all-time (18) and single-season leader in quarterback sacks. He amassed 12.5 sacks in 2009 and ranked fourth in the nation with 1.04 sacks per contest. In 2009, the explosive quick defensive end set the Black Knights' record for sacks in a single game when he registered four against Temple.
In addition, McNary logged in an impressive 22.5 tackles for loss in 2009.
Here's the release:
DALLAS (FWAA) - The 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List features the best and brightest of the upcoming season's defensive players. One of the more than 70 players on the list most likely will receive the Bronko Nagurski Trophy that is awarded annually to the nation's best defensive player by the Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club.
Players may be added or deleted to the Bronko Nagurski Watch List during the season. Each week during the 2010 season, the FWAA will choose a Defensive Player of the Week. If that player is not on the Watch List, he automatically will be added. The FWAA and the Charlotte Touchdown Club will announce five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy on November 18.
The annual Bronko Nagurski Trophy Banquet will be on Dec. 6 at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Besides the 2010 winner being announced, the banquet will also celebrate the winner of the Bronko Nagurski Legends Award, presented by CSX Intermodal. Defensive tackle Mike McCoy, a standout for Notre Dame, is being honored from the FWAA's 1969 All-America team.
For a complete list of the 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Preseason Watch List Candidates
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