UGA’s George Pickens named to 2020 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
Georgia sophomore wide receiver George Pickens has been named to the 2020 Biletnikoff Award Watch List, according to an announcement from the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation.
Mitchell is one of nine players from the Southeastern Conference named to the watch list for the award, which recognizes the season’s outstanding receiver in college football.
Ten semifinalists for the 2020 Biletnikoff Award will be named on Monday, Nov. 16 before three finalists are named on Monday, Nov. 23. The winner of the 2020 Biletnikoff Award will be announced live on ESPN on The Home Depot College Football Awards Show on Thursday, Dec. 10.
In his freshman season in Athens, George Pickens played in all 14 games and caught 49 passes for 727 yards and eight touchdowns. Pickens averaged 14.8 yards per catch and 51.9 yards receiving per game.
As a result of his stellar freshman season, Pickens was named to the Coaches’ Freshman All-SEC Team and was the co-winner of Georgia’s Offensive Newcomer of the Year Award.
The Georgia Bulldogs are currently scheduled to open the 2020 season on Monday, Sept. 7 (Labor Day) against the Virginia Cavaliers in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.