Greg Hardy of Ole Miss is one of 30 players on the Watch list for the Ted Hendricks award, signifying the nations top Collegiate Defensive End.
The former Briarcrest High star is One of the Top Pass Rushers in the S.E.C.
A Pre-Season ALL-S.E.C. First Teamer, Hardy is expected to be ready for the season after re-injuring a bad foot in an auto-accident earlier this summer.
Also on the Hendricks watch list is Arkansas State Defensive End Alex Carrington...and C.J. Wilson, the pre-season Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year from East Carolina
Tennessee's Eric Berry is on the Watch List for the Jim Thorpe Award, signifying the Nation's Top Collegiate Defensive Back.
Berry's Stats speak for themselves...
He's among the S.E.C. All-time leaders in Interceptions and INT Return yardage.