Maryland defensive end Joe Vellano was named to the Nagurski (best defensive player) and Outland (best interior lineman) Trophy watch lists on Thursday.
Vellano had 94 stops last season as a defensive tackle, is on the watch list for four awards.
Finalists for the Nagurski Trophy will be named Nov. 15. The Outland Trophy finalists will be released Nov. 19.
TERPS ON WATCH LISTS
TE Matt Furstenburg: Mackey Award (best tight end)
DE Joe Vellano: Bednarik Award (best defensive player), Lott Trophy (best defensive player), Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player), Outland Trophy (best interior lineman)
—- Patrick Stevens