Memphis senior quarterback Riley Ferguson has been named to the Maxwell Award watch list. The Maxwell Award is awarded to the nation’s player of the year.
Last year Ferguson passed for 3,698 yards and a school-record 32 touchdowns.
Semifinalists for the Maxwell Award will be announced Oct. 30 and then the final 3 will be announced on Nov. 20th.
The winner will be announced on Dec. 7 as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show.
Memphis Punter Spencer Smith was named to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team watch list. The Good Works Teamis College football’s top community service honor awards and awards student-athletes for their outstanding community service achievements and commitment to giving back.
The final team members will be announced in September and then fan can vote for the team Captain on ESPN.com.