Trey Hill named to 2019 Rimington Trophy Watch List
UGA sophomore center Trey Hill has been named to the 2019 Rimington Trophy Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Friday.
Hill is one of 80 centers named to the Rimington list and one of nine players from the Southeastern Conference included. Other SEC centers named to the list include Kaleb Kim (Auburn), Nick Buchanan (Florida), Drake Jackson (Kentucky), Lloyd Cushenberry, III (LSU), Darryl Williams (Mississippi State), Trystan Colon-Castillo (Missouri), Brandon Kennedy (Tennessee), and Ryan McCollum (Texas A&M).
Conference USA leads the Rimington Trophy Watch List with 11 nominations, followed by the Pac-12 with 10 and the Big Ten and SEC with nine each.
The Rimington Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding center in NCAA FBS football. The winner is chosen by determining the consensus All-American center from three existing All-America teams: Walter Camp Foundation (WCF), Sporting News (SN), and the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).
Trey Hill (6-4, 330) is a native of Warner Robins, Georgia. Last season as a freshman, Hill appeared in 14 games and started the last four games at right guard.
The Georgia Bulldogs open the 2019 season on Saturday, August 31 at the Vanderbilt Commodores. The game will be televised by the SEC Network at 7:30pm ET.