Prescott up for Walter Camp award

Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott is one of 50 players on the Walter Camp Football Foundation watch list to be its 2015 Player of the Year.

The list is comprised of 37 offensive players (22 quarterbacks) and 13 defensive players representing 38 schools. In mid-November, 10 semifinalists will be named and the winner will be announced on Dec. 10 live on ESPN’s SportsCenter.

Prescott broke 12 MSU records in 2014. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound senior from Haughton, La., completed 61.6 percent of his passes for 3,449 yards, 27 touchdowns and 11 interceptions while rushing for an additional 986 yards and 14 more scores. He also caught two passes for 35 yards and a touchdown.

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was awarded the 2014 Player of the Year.

2015 Walter Camp Player of the Year Preseason Watch List

Dante Barrett, Senior, S, Kansas State

J.T. Barrett, Sophomore, QB, Ohio State

Devontae Booker, Senior, RB, Utah

Joey Bosa, Junior, DE, Ohio State*

Trevone Boykin, Senior, QB, TCU #

Shilique Calhoun, Senior, DE, Michigan State#

Jeremy Cash, Senior, DB, Duke #

Nick Chubb, Sophomore, RB, Georgia

James Conner, Junior, RB, Pittsburgh #

Connor Cook, Senior, QB, Michigan State

Su’a Cravens, Junior, LB, USC

Brandon Doughty, Senior, QB, Western Kentucky

DeVon Edwards, Junior, DB/KR, Duke $

Ezekiel Elliott, Junior, RB, Ohio State

Kenneth Farrow, Senior, RB, Houston

Leonard Fournette, Sophomore, RB, LSU

Jarvion Franklin, Sophomore, RB, Western Michigan

Royce Freeman, Sophomore, RB, Oregon

Kendall Fuller, Junior, DB, Virginia Tech #

Will Fuller, Junior, WR, Notre Dame

Jared Goff, Junior, QB, California

Everett Golson, Senior, QB, Florida State

Christian Hackenberg, Junior, QB, Penn State

Vernon Hargreaves III, Junior, LB, Florida #

Derrick Henry, Junior, RB, Alabama

Rashard Higgins, Junior, WR, Colorado State*

Taysom Hill, Senior, QB, BYU

Kevin Hogan, Senior, QB, Stanford

Myles Jack, Junior, RB/LB, UCLA

Devon Johnson, Senior, RB, Marshall

Cardale Jones, Junior, QB, Ohio State

Cody Kessler, Senior, QB, USC

Gunner Kiel, Junior, QB, Cincinnati

Paxton Lynch, Junior, QB, Memphis

Blake Martinez, Senior, LB, Stanford

Elijah McGuire, Junior, RB, Louisiana

Braxton Miller, Senior, QB, Ohio State

Shaun Oakman, Senior, DE, Baylor

Samaje Perine, Sophomore, RB, Oklahoma

Paul Perkins, Junior, RB, UCLA

Dak Prescott, Senior, QB, Mississippi State

Keenan Reynolds, Senior, QB, Navy

Anu Solomon, Sophomore, QB, Arizona

Justin Thomas, Junior, QB, Georgia Tech

Darian Thompson, Senior, DB, Boise State

Laquon Treadwell, Junior, WR, Ole Miss

Deshaun Watson, Sophomore, QB, Clemson

Duke Williams, Senior, WR, Auburn

Scooby Wright III, Junior, LB, Arizona*

Malik Zaire, Sophomore, QB, Notre Dame


* – 2014 Walter Camp First Team All-American

# – 2014 Walter Camp Second Team All-American

$ – 2013 Walter Camp Second Team All-American


I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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