Jeffery, Lattimore added to Maxwell watch list - - Columbia, South Carolina

Jeffery, Lattimore added to Maxwell watch list

Alshon Jeffery Alshon Jeffery
Marcus Lattimore Marcus Lattimore

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - South Carolina receiver Alshon Jeffery and tailback Marcus Lattimore have been added to the Maxwell Award watch list.

The school announced their addition to the list on Wednesday.

Jeffery is a 6-foot-4 sophomore who leads the Southeastern Conference in catches and receiving yards per game. He's scored four touchdowns and had four games of more than 100 yards receiving for the No. 10 Gamecocks.

Lattimore is a 6-foot, 218-pound freshman who's fifth in the SEC in rushing average. He's gained 459 yards and scored nine touchdowns.

The Maxwell Award goes to college football's most outstanding player as voted on by sports information directors, head coaches and selected media. Semifinalists will be announced next month and three finalists selected Nov. 22. The award will be presented on Dec. 9.

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