UGA football quarterback JT Daniels has been named to the 2021 Maxwell Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club has announced.
𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐌𝐚𝐱𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭 📄
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Congratulations to the 80 athletes who have been named to the list.
— Maxwell Football (@MaxwellFootball) July 19, 2021
The Maxwell Award, named after Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, is an annual award given to the college football player of the year.
Other SEC football players named to the 2021 Maxwell Award Watch List include Brian Robinson (RB, Alabama), John Metchie (WR, Alabama), Treylon Burks (WR, Arkansas), Bo Nix (QB, Auburn), Tank Bigsby (RB, Auburn), Chris Rodriguez (RB, Kentucky), Kayshon Boutte (WR, LSU), Matt Corral (QB, Ole Miss), Jerrion Ealy (RB, Ole Miss), Kevin Harris (RB, South Carolina), and Isaiah Spiller (RB, Texas A&M).
The winner of the 2021 Maxwell Award will be announced at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show in December live on ESPN.
JT Daniels transferred to Georgia from USC and played in four games last season for the Bulldogs. He completed 80 of 119 passes (67.2%) for 1,231 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Georgia Bulldogs are scheduled to open the 2021 season against the Clemson Tigers in the Duke’s Mayo Classic at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 4 (Buy Tickets).