Texas cornerbacks Quandre Diggs and Carrington Byndom are among the 48 players named to the preseason watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award that is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate defensive back.
For Diggs. it’s his third inclusion on a watch list heading into the 2013 season. The junior, who has led the Longhorns in interceptions each of the past two seasons, also is on the list for the Hornung Award as the nation’s most versatile player, as well as the Nagurski Trophy that goes to the country’s top defender.
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