Clowney, Boyd up for new SC football award - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News

Clowney, Boyd up for new SC football award

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd are on the watch list for the first South Carolina College Player of the Year award.

The honor will be given by the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame. A player from a South Carolina school or is a Palmetto State native playing elsewhere is eligible. Officials with the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame announced the 10 players Thursday.

Also on the list are Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins, South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw and receiver Bruce Ellington, Georgia Tech running back David Sims from St. Matthews, Michigan defensive lineman Quinton Washington from St. Stephen, Virginia Tech linebacker Tariq Edwards from Cheraw, Wofford linebacker Alvin Scioneaux and Coastal Carolina receiver Matt Hazel.

The award will be presented Feb. 28.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Fresh faces lead Dinwiddie in search of repeat

    Fresh faces lead Dinwiddie in search of repeat

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:12:28 GMT
    Last season, Dinwiddie posted one of the most dominant showings in recent area high school football history. Not only did the Generals finish a perfect 15-0 on the way to the program's first state championship,More >>
    The Generals replace 14 starters and only return two on offense from last year's state title-winning team, but their goals remain the same.More >>
  • 3 VCU soccer players face jail time for taking nude photos

    3 VCU soccer players face jail time for taking nude photos

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:54:35 GMT
    Three former VCU soccer players will serve jail for taking nude photos of an underage girl last year, according to court records. Donovan Arias pleaded guilty to unconsented filming of a nude person andMore >>
    Three former VCU soccer players will serve jail for taking nude photos of an underage girl last year, according to court records.More >>
  • Varina will lean on defense in 2014

    Varina will lean on defense in 2014

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:06:06 GMT
    Since the turn of the century, Varina football has lost fewer than eight games in a season only twice. The Blue Devils finished 2013 9-3, as campaign which included a playoff victory. 2014 will see VarinaMore >>
    The Blue Devils return eight starters on the defensive side of the ball from a 2013 team that finished 9-3 and earned a playoff win.More >>
Powered by WorldNow