Louisville star receiver Tutu Atwell is now the third Cardinal to see his name grace a preseason watch list for one of college football’s most prestigious awards.
Atwell is one of 55 players to be named to the 2020 Biletnikoff Award initial watch list.
The Biletnikoff Award recognizes the college football season’s outstanding FBS receiver, regardless of position. Any player, regardless of position (wide receiver, tight end, split end, inside receiver, slot back or running back) who catches a pass is eligible for the award.
2020 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
|Jonathan Adams Jr.||Arkansas State||WR|
|Jhamon Ausbon||Texas A&M||WR|
|Max Borghi||Washington State||RB|
|Dyami Brown||North Carolina||WR|
|Frank Darby||Arizona State||WR|
|Jaelon Darden||North Texas||WR|
|Pat Freiermuth||Penn State||TE|
|Warren Jackson||Colorado State||WR|
|C.J. Johnson||East Carolina||WR|
|Johnny Johnson III||Oregon||WR|
|Tim Jones||Southern Miss||WR|
|Charlie Kolar||Iowa State||TE|
|Terrace Marshall Jr.||LSU||WR|
|Elijah Moore||Ole Miss||WR|
|Skyy Moore||Western Michigan||WR|
|Dazz Newsome||North Carolina||WR|
|Chris Olave||Ohio State||WR|
|Kalil Pimpleton||Central Michigan||WR|
|Reggie Roberson Jr.||SMU||WR|
|Khalil Shakir||Boise State||WR|
|Amon-Ra St. Brown||USC||WR|
|Sage Surratt||Wake Forest||WR|
|Tamorrion Terry||Florida State||WR|
|Tre Walker||San José State||WR|
|Tylan Wallace||Oklahoma State||WR|
The Miami native is coming off a monster season in 2019 where he led the ACC in receiving yards and set the program single-season mark with 1,276 yards. Atwell equaled a school record 12 touchdown receptions. He also broke the program record with seven 100-yard receiving games and led the nation with four receptions of 70 or more yards.
The 2020 Biletnikoff Award winner will be presented the Biletnikoff Award trophy by TQC Foundation Chairman George Avant, Jr., keynoter and college hall of famer Chad Hennings, and college and pro football hall of famer Fred Biletnikoff before 550 patrons at the Biletnikoff Award Banquet at the University Center Club at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Saturday, March 6, 2021.<