Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott is one of 30 student-athletes selected as a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award, presented annually to annually to an FBS senior with notable achievements excelling in character and competition as well as in the community and classroom.
Prescott is one of five players from the Southeastern Conference up for the award joining Auburn defensive back Jonathan Jones, LSU punter Jamie Keehn, Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland and Vanderbilt tight end Steven Scheu.
Prescott is the first Bulldog football player selected as a candidate since Johnthan Banks was a finalist in 2012. Former MSU pitcher Ross Mitchell was also a finalist last year.
The list will be narrowed to 10 finalists midway through the season and a winner be announced in January.
Football 2015 Candidates
|Nick Beamish||Offensive Line||Central Michigan|
|Michael Bercovici||Quarterback||Arizona State University|
|Devontae Booker||Running Back||Utah|
|Jeremy Cash||Safety||Duke University|
|Ty Darlington||Center||University of Oklahoma|
|Matt Dobson||Safety||Georgia Southern|
|Spencer Drango||Offensive Tackle||Baylor|
|Blake Frohnapfel||Quarterback||University of Massachusetts|
|Johnathan Gray||Running Back||University of Texas|
|Don Jackson||Running Back||Nevada|
|Jonathan Jones||Defensive Back||Auburn University|
|Chuckie Keeton||Quarterback||Utah State|
|Nick Kelly||Center||Arizona State University|
|Cody Kessler||Quarterback||University of Southern California|
|Fredi Knighten||Quarterback||Arkansas State|
|Justin Northern||Offensive Line||Fresno State|
|Joshua Perry||Linebacker||Ohio State University|
|Dak Prescott||Quarterback||Mississippi State University|
|Reggie Ragland||Linebacker||The University of Alabama|
|Steven Scheu||Tight End||Vanderbilt University|
|Nate Sudfeld||Quarterback||Indiana University|
|Tyler Tate||Placekicker||Bowling Green|
|Shane Williams-Rhodes||Wide Receiver||Boise State|
|Anthony Zettel||Defensive Tackle||Penn State University|