Mizzou’s Chase Daniel and Jeremy Maclin have been named among the 15 standouts as "Players To Watch" by the Walter Camp Football Foundation for the organization’s 2008 Player of the Year Award.
The list will be cut to five finalist on December 2nd.
The athletic department as Mizzou sent along some quick facts on Daniel and Maclin. QB – Chase Daniel (Sr., 6-0, 225, Southlake, Texas) ?One of the nation’s top quarterbacks and leaders who has the Tigers positioned for a shot at a 2nd-consecutive Big 12 North Division title and a top-10 national ranking… ?SEASON STATS – 274-of-360 passing, 76.1%, 3,264 yards, 28 TDs, 10 INTs, QB rating of 172.38, plus 137 rushing yards and 1 rushing TD… ?Ranks 5th in the NCAA in pass efficiency and 6th in the NCAA in total offense (340.10 ypg)… ?
WR/KR/PR/All-Purpose – Jeremy Maclin (So., 6-1, 200, Kirkwood, Mo.) ?Arguably the most dangerous player in the nation who impacts a game as a pass receiver, as a runner, and as a kick and punt returner – ranks 2nd in the NCAA (first among all BCS players) in all-purpose yards per game (198.5), ?In 3 games against ranked opponents, has averaged 218.0 all-purpose yards per game – had 197 at #1 Texas, 223 vs. #17 Oklahoma State and 234 vs. #20 Illinois (including a 99-yard kickoff return for TD in that game)
The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced the names of fifteen "Players to Watch" for its 2008 Player of the Year award, the fourth-oldest individual college football award in the nation.