Alex Austin, Jack Colletto Earn Watch List Recognition (Current News)

Alex Austin, Jack Colletto Earn Watch List Recognition (Current News)

Alex Austin, a redshirt sophomore defensive back, and Jack Colletto, a redshirt senior inside linebacker.

Each received a pair of accolades on Thursday for their contributions to the Oregon State football team

While Austin is one of 115 student-athletes who have made it onto the first watch list for the Wuerrfel Trophy, Colletto is one of 52 student-athletes who have made it onto the watch list for the Horning Award.

At the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level, the Wuerffel Trophy is presented on an annual basis to honor players who have demonstrated outstanding community service.

In honor of Danny Wuerffel, a former and prominent quarterback at the University of Florida who won the Heisman Trophy in 1996, this facility bears his name.

The Alex Austin Overcoming Adversity Scholarship was founded the previous year by Austin, who was born and raised in Long Beach, California.

In March of 2023, the person who won the Paul Hornung Award that was presented by Texas Roadhouse in 2022 will be honored at a banquet that will take place in Louisville, Kentucky.