USC receiver Alshon Jeffery and Clemson defensive end Da’Quan Bowers are in Orlando for tonight’s NCAA College Football Awards Show on ESPN.
Jeffery is a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award for the nation’s best receiver. The other finalists are Justin Blackmon of Oklahoma State and Ryan Broyles of Oklahoma.
Bowers is a finalist for the Bednarik Award for the nation’s best defensive player. The other finalists are Nick Fairley of Auburn and Patrick Peterson of LSU.
Bowers already has been named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the Nakurski Award Winner, and the Hendricks Award winner. He was beaten out last night by Fairley for the Lombardi Award.
Mark Schlabach ofESPN.com. has a preview of all the awards and predicts the winners.