The 2011 Heisman Trophy Watch List has been announced by Heismanpundit.com.
The prestigious list gives football fans the first glimpse at a great crop of Heisman contenders for the coming season.
Heismanpundit.com will consider other players for the 2011 Heisman Trophy Watch List and will also delete players as the season progresses.
The Heisman Trophy, presented annually since 1935, is the most prestigious award in sports. It is named after famed college football coach John W. Heisman.
The 2011 winner will be announced in New York on Saturday, Dec. 10.
The 2011 Heismanpundit.com Heisman Trophy Watch List (in alphabetical order)
Montee Ball, Jr., RB, Wisconsin
Matt Barkley, Jr., QB, USC
Justin Blackmon, Jr., WR, Oklahoma State
Dayne Crist, Sr., QB, Notre Dame
Knile Davis, Jr., RB, Arkansas
Michael Dyer, So., RB, Auburn
Robert Griffin, Jr., QB, Baylor
Ronnie Hillman, So., RB, San Diego State
LaMichael James, Jr., RB, Oregon
Landry Jones, Jr., QB, Oklahoma
Marcus Lattimore, So., RB, South Carolina
Andrew Luck, Jr., QB, Stanford
Taylor Martinez, So., QB, Nebraska
Bryant Moniz, Sr., QB, Hawaii
Kellen Moore, Sr., QB, Boise State
Aaron Murray, So., QB, Georgia
Trent Richardson, Jr., RB, Alabama
Denard Robinson, Jr., QB, Michigan
Geno Smith, Jr., QB, West Virginia
Darron Thomas, Jr., QB, Oregon
Brandon Weeden, Sr., QB, Oklahoma State
James White, So., RB, Wisconsin