Ross up for Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Fred Ross

Fred Ross

For the second straight season, Mississippi State wide receiver Fred Ross is up for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.

Ross was named to the watch list for the award which is presented to the top offensive player in Division I football that either graduated from a high school in Texas, played at a Texas junior college or plays at a four-year university in the Lone Star State.

Ross is a senior from Tyler, Texas and led the Bulldogs with 88 catches for 1,007 yards and five touchdowns and also added a rushing score last season.

Sixteen semifinalists will be named in November and five finalists the following month. The Campbell Tyler Rose Award will be presented on Jan. 11.

The Watch List for the 2016 Season:

Tommy Armstrong, Jr., Nebraska, QB, Senior

Josh Atkinson, Tulsa, WR, Senior

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

Dimitric Camiel, Indiana, OT, Senior

KD Cannon, Baylor, WR, Junior

Tyrie Cleveland, Florida, WR, Freshman

Vic Enwere, Cal, RB, Junior

Dane Evans, Tulsa, QB, Senior

D’Onta Foreman, Texas, RB, Junior

Jarred Gipson, Nevada, TE, Senior

Deante’ Gray, TCU, WR, Senior

Kyle Hicks, TCU, RB, Junior

Skyler Howard, West Virginia, QB, Senior

Sean Irwin, Colorado, TE, Senior

Hunter Jarmon, Oregon State, WR, Junior

Aaron Jones, UTEP, RB, Junior

Zay Jones, East Carolina, WR, Senior

Ronald Jones II, USC, TB, Sophomore

Mitchell Juergens, BYU, WR, Senior

Christian Kirk, Texas A&M, WR, Sophomore

Shock Linwood, Baylor, RB, Senior

Keevan Lucas, Tulsa, WR, Senior

Patrick Mahomes II, Texas Tech, QB, Junior

Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, QB, Junior

Devante Mays, Utah State, RB, Senior

Daniel Montiel, Memphis, TE, Senior

Kent Myers, Utah State, QB, Junior

Samaje Perine, Oklahoma, RB, Junior

Josh Reynolds, Texas A&M, WR, Senior

Larry Rose III, New Mexico State, RB, Junior

Fred Ross, Mississippi State, WR, Senior

Seth Russell, Baylor, QB, GS

Rashad Still, Minnesota, WR, Sophomore

Courtland Sutton, SMU, WR, Sophomore

Lexington Thomas, UNLV, RB, Sophomore

KaVontae Turpin, TCU, WR, Sophomore

Greg Ward Jr., Houston, QB, Senior

James Washington, Oklahoma State, WR, Junior

Davis Webb, Cal, QB, Senior

Jarveon Williams, UTSA, RB, Senior

Jeffrey Wilson, North Texas, RB, Junior

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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