Wide receiver Jerry Jeudy has been added to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award watch list. The Tallahassee Quarterback Club-sponsored award recognizes the best receiver, regardless of position, in the Football Bowl Subdivision. The winner will be announced Dec. 6 during The Home Depot College Football Awards show on ESPN.
Tight end Hale Hentges has been named a semifinalist for the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy, which honors a senior college football player who excels academically, athletically and in the community. Hentges is among 179 candidates and will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the 60th NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class. The National Football Foundation will announce the winner on Dec. 4 at the 61st NFF Annual Awards Dinner in New York, and his scholarship will increase to $25,000.
Hentges has also been pegged as one of the 30 semifinalists for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award, dedicated to players with notable achievements in the community, classroom, character and competition. The winner will be chosen in early January.
The National Quarterback Club will honor late Alabama quarterback Ken Stabler with a Legacy Recognition Award at its 2018 awards dinner on Jan. 19. Stabler passed away in 2015. He’s a part of the NQC’s 1994 Hall of Fame class.
Stabler played for Alabama from 1965-67. He then went to the NFL, spending times with three teams but mostly with the Oakland Raiders from 1970-79.
In 2003, Stable founded the XOXO Stabler Foundation. It helped provide support to children and families with childhood diseases. It now also funds research and programs related to traumatic brains injuries, such as CTE.
Paul W. Bryant Museum will host honorary captains Mike Hall and Bobby Johns for hour Friday from 2 p.m. Hall, a former linebacker, played for the Crimson Tide from 1966-68. Johns was a UA defensive back from 1965-67 and is a member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
The museum, which is open to the public, will also have extended hours Saturday. It’ll be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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