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Walter Payton Award Watch List gains six nominees

(STATS) - Six players were named midseason additions to the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award Watch List on Wednesday.

The Payton Award, first awarded in 1987 and presented to the FCS offensive player of the year, has watched past winners such as Steve McNair, Tony Romo, Brian Westbrook, John Friesz, Brian Finneran, Jimmy Garoppolo and Cooper Kupp move on to the NFL. A national panel of over 150 sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries will vote on 25 finalists following the regular season.

The new nominees to the watch list:

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Adams1483
Passing TDs: T. Adams14
Rushing Yards: D. Newsome626
Rushing TDs: D. Newsome7
Receiving Yards: T. Robinson579
Receiving TDs: T. Robinson6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at Hawaii L 18 - 41
9/9 vs. Davidson W 63 - 17
9/16 at Gardner-Webb W 42 - 27
9/23 vs. Samford W 38 - 34
9/30 at Chattanooga W 45 - 7
10/7 at Wofford L 28 - 35
10/14 vs. ETSU W 49 - 10
10/21 at VMI 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET5:30 GMT1:30 北京时间10:30 MST12:30 EST
10/28 vs. Furman 12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET7:30 GMT3:30 北京时间12:30 MST2:30 EST
11/4 at Citadel 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST1:00 EST
11/11 vs. Mercer 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
11/18 at North Carolina TBA
Southern
  Conference Overall
5 Wofford 4-0 6-0
19 Western Carolina 3-1 5-2
Furman 3-1 4-3
16 Samford 2-1 4-2
Mercer 3-2 4-3
Citadel 1-3 3-3
ETSU 1-3 3-4
Chattanooga 1-3 1-6
Virginia Military 0-4 0-7
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3356 (5)
Passing Yards: 1549 (31)
Rushing Yards: 1807 (5)
Points per game: 40.4 (6)
Yards per game: 479.4 (10)
Touchdowns: 35 (4)
Field Goals: 3 (100)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2650 (91)
Passing Yards: 1334 (55)
Rushing Yards: 1316 (103)
Points per game: 24.4 (49)
Yards per game: 378.6 (65)
Touchdowns: 20 (62)
Field Goals: 8 (101)
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