Published Tuesday, November 12, 2013 AT 5:02 PM / Updated at 5:02 PM
NU’s Randy Gregory on Hendricks Award watch list
Big Red Today Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska’s Randy Gregory was among 18 players to earn a spot on the midseason watch list for the Ted Hendricks Award, given annually to the nation’s top defensive end.

In nine games, Gregory leads the Big Ten with 7.5 sacks. The sophomore has 39 overall tackles — including 13 tackles for loss — as well as a team-high 11 quarterback hurries, an interception return for a touchdown, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

The 2013 Hendricks Award winner will be announced Dec. 11, and is voted on by members of the media, head coaches, professional scouts and former winners.

The complete list:

Vic Beasley, Clemson
Scott Crichton, Oregon State
Kasim Edebali, Boston College
Jayrone Elliott, Toledo
Dee Ford, Auburn
Randy Gregory, Nebraska
Martin Ifedi, Memphis
Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
Demarcus Lawrence, Boise State
Kareem Martin, North Carolina
Lorenzo Mauldin, Louisville
Ryan Mueller, Kansas State
Cedric Reed, Texas
Michael Sam, Missouri
Chris Smith, Arkansas
Marcus Smith, Louisville
Chidera Uzo-Diribe, Colorado
Tony Washington, Oregon

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