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Childs named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Childs named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

TALLAHASSEE,Fla.- University of Arkansas junior wide receiver Greg Childs was named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List on Tuesday. The award is presented annually by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club to the top receiver in college football.

Childs, who was one of 51 student-athletes nationwide named to the watch list, led the country last season with 402 yards against top 25 opponents and he led the SEC with 13 receptions of 25-or-more yards and 16 receptions in the fourth quarter. He has 66 receptions for 1,167 yards and nine touchdowns in his career. In 2009, he played in all 13 games with eight starts and led the team with 48 catches, 894 yards, seven touchdowns, 68.8 yards per game and three 100-yard games. He led all receivers in SEC play only with six receiving touchdowns, 737 yards, 92.1 yards per game and 23.0 yards per catch.

The winner of the 17th Biletnikoff Award will be announced as part of ESPN’s College Football Awards Show on Thursday, Dec. 9. The award will be officially presented to the winner at the annual Biletnikoff Award dinner, hosted by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club, on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2011.2010 BILETNIKOFF AWARD WATCH LISTDarvin Adams, AuburnJon Baldwin, PittsburghArmon Binns, CincinnatiDeAndre Brown, Southern MissVincent Brown, San Diego StateLaVon Brazill, OhioRyan Broyles, OklahomaTyron Carrier, HoustonGreg Childs, ArkansasJames Cleveland, HoustonRandall Cobb, KentuckyJuron Criner, ArizonaTandon Doss, IndianaPatrick Edwards, HoustonMichael Floyd, Notre DameAJ Green, GeorgiaLeonard Hankerson, Miami (Fla.)Dwayne Harris, East CarolinaAlshon Jeffery, South CarolinaJerrel Jernigan, TroyDerrell Johnson-Koulianos, IowaDamaris Johnson, TulsaRonald Johnson, USCJulio Jones, AlabamaMarvin Jones, CaliforniaJermaine Kearse, WashingtonDetron Lewis, Texas TechGreg Little, North CarolinaScotty McKnight, ColoradoDerek Moye, Penn StateUzoma Nwachukwu, Texas A&MEric Page, ToledoNiles Paul, NebraskaPhillip Payne, UNLVAustin Pettis, Boise StateDeVier Posey, Ohio StateBert Reed, Florida StateJames Rodgers, Oregon StateRoy Roundtree, MichiganGreg Salas, Hawai’iKeith Smith, PurdueTorrey Smith, MarylandOwen Spencer, NC StateNick Toon, WisconsinDonovan Varner, DukeRyan Whalen, StanfordJarvis Williams, NC StateMarshall Williams, Wake ForestBrandon Wimberly, NevadaKendall Wright, BaylorTitus Young, Boise State



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