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Barkley, McSorley Named To Walter Camp Watch List

Surprise! Penn State’s dynamic duo is earning more recognition.

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As watch list season rolls on, Saquon Barkley and Trace McSorley find themselves becoming highly recognized.

Well, they’re at it again.

On Thursday, the tandem were named to the Walter Camp Award watch list. This is the fifth list McSorley has landed on and third for Barkley.

According to a press release by Penn State athletics, The Walter Camp Trophy is awarded to the outstanding player of the year who has exemplified the qualities of self-discipline, unselfish team play, desire to excel, mature judgement and respect for leadership. He must be a dedicated competitor who has made effective use of his athletic talent to enhance the great American game of college football. His standout performance on the playing field must be accompanied by an equally strong effort to contribute to the betterment of the life of all his fellow human beings. He must exhibit an awareness of the need to fulfill his role as a leader. He must espouse the ideals adhered to by Walter Camp, the “Father of American Football.”

The full text of the release can be found here.