Texas A&M junior quarterback Kellen Mond was named to the Maxwell Award watch list, and junior defensive lineman Justin Madubuike was named to the Bednarik Award watch list, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday.
The Bednarik Award is given to the nation’s best collegiate defensive player. Madubuike is the leading returning tackler for the Aggies, with 10.5 tackles for loss and five sacks last season.
The Maxwell Award is given to the college player of the year. Mond recorded 30 TDs in 2018.
Mond and Madubuike along with Braden Mann will represent A&M at the Southeastern Conference Media Day on Tuesday.