Ohio State Football News: Chris Olave & Garrett Wilson on Biletnikoff Watch List

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Star receivers will form the top receiving tandem in college football in 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State’s outstanding receiving duo of senior Chris Olave and junior Garrett Wilson have today been named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list.

The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the outstanding receiver in college football. The winners of the 2021 Biletnikoff Award will be announced as part of the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on December 9, 2021.

Olave, first-team all-Big Ten Conference in 2020, enters the season with 111 career receptions, 1775 receiving yards and 22 receiving touchdowns. He has a career 16.0 yards per reception average. Olave is from San Ysidro, Calif., and Mission Hills High School.

Wilson, also first-team all-Big Ten in 2020, enters the season with 73 career receptions for 1,155 yards and 11 touchdowns. His yards per reception average is 15.8. Wilson is from Austin, Texas, and Lake Travis High School.

2021 OHIO STATE FOOTBALL

Preseason Honors

CB Sevyn Banks

§  Third-Team Preseason All-American: Phil Steele

DT Haskell Garrett

§  Bednarik Award watch list

§  First Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports, The Sporting News, Phil Steele, Walter Camp Football Foundation

Zach Harrison

§  Chuck Bednarik Award watch list

§  Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list

§  Third Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports

C Harry Miller

§  Allstate AFCA Good Works Team nominee

OT Thayer Munford

§  Big Ten Preseason Honors List

§  First Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports, Walter Camp Football Foundation
Second Team Preseason All-American: The Sporting News

WR Chris Olave

§  Maxwell Award watch list

§  Biletnikoff Award watch list

§  Big Ten Preseason Honors list

§  First-Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports, The Sporting News, Phil Steele, Walter Camp Football Foundation

WR Garrett Wilson

§  Maxwell Award watch list

§  Biletnikoff Award watch list

§  Big Ten Preseason Honors list

§  First-Team Preseason All-American: Athlon Sports

§  Second-Team Preseason All-American: The Sporting News, Phil Steele

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