The Maxwell and Bednarik award watch lists were released this week, and here's a look at the Big 12 players up for the awards.
The Maxwell Award is given to college football's most outstanding player.
Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State
Ryan Broyles, WR, Oklahoma
Jeff Fuller, WR, Texas A&M
Cyrus Gray, RB, Texas A&M
Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor
Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma
Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M
Brandon Weeden, QB, Oklahoma State
I usually think of the Maxwell Award as the "mini-Heisman" and this is a pretty good list of who's who in terms of stars across the Big 12.
Colt McCoy in 2009 was the last Big 12 player to take home the award, giving the Longhorns four Maxwell Award winners, twice as many as any other
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