Bulldogs Named To Both Rimington, Mackey Watch Lists

Senior center David Andrews has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List and junior tight end Jay Rome has been included on the John Mackey Award Watch List.

Andrews is one of 66 centers named to the Rimington list and one of 11 players from the Southeastern Conference included. Rome is one of 38 tight ends on the Mackey list and one of seven from the league.

Semifinalists for the Rimington Trophy and Mackey Award will be announced November 3. Three finalists will be announced November 24 and the winners will be announced December 11 during the annual Home Depot College Football Awards Show.

Andrews, a native of Johns Creek, Ga., started all 13 games in 2013 and was a 14-game starter at center for the Bulldogs two years ago. He anchored an offensive line that allowed Georgia to average 484.2 yards per game and 36.7 points a game last season. Andrews also protected quarterback Aaron Murray on his way to four SEC career records.

Rome, a native of Valdosta, Ga., recorded nine catches for 99 yards in eight games last season. Rome missed the final four games of the 2013 season after snagging 11 catches for 152 yards and two touchdowns in 2012, including a 19-yard scoring catch versus Alabama in the SEC Championship Game.

The Bulldogs start the season at home in Sanford Stadium versus Clemson on August 30. ESPN will televise the 5:30 p.m. matchup.

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

More in UGA Football

Georgia Bulldogs

Budget of $117 Million, Indoor Athletic Facility, Contract Extension for Fox Highlight Board Meeting

UGA Sports CommunicationsMay 21, 2015
Chad Clay

4-Star DB Chad Clay Commits to UGA for 2016

Kevin KelleyMay 18, 2015
Tyler Clark

4-Star DT Tyler Clark Commits to UGA for 2016

Kevin KelleyMay 15, 2015
image

UGA Junior WR Blake Tibbs to Transfer

Kevin KelleyMay 13, 2015
Everett Golson

Report: Everett Golson to Visit UGA on Tuesday

Kevin KelleyMay 8, 2015
G-Day Game

2016 G-Day Game Set for April 16

Kevin KelleyMay 8, 2015
Everett Golson

Could Notre Dame QB Everett Golson Transfer to UGA?

Kevin KelleyMay 7, 2015
Chris Conley

Chris Conley Named Brad Davis SEC Community Service Award Winner

UGA Sports CommunicationsMay 7, 2015
Georgia Bulldogs

Seventy-Four UGA Student-Athletes to Graduate Friday

UGA Sports CommunicationsMay 5, 2015
SicEmDawgs.com is your source for Georgia Bulldogs football, basketball, baseball and recruiting, plus UGA Dawgs future schedules, commitments, and signees.

Go Dawgs!!

© 2015 SicEmDawgs.com - Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties