OBNUG award watch list

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With Matt Miller added to the Biletnikoff Award watch list this morning, the number of Bronco players up for national awards is growing by the day. Wouldn't you know it...OBNUG has their own award watch list and it includes a shocking number of Broncos. Let's dive right in.

The Yakety Sax Award

This award is in its 3rd year and goes to the college football player whose highlight film could best be set to the soundtrack from Benny Hill.

Boise State nominee: WR Shane Williams-Rhodes (also up for Paul Hornung Award and Pinball Wizard Award)

The Walt Longmire Award

This award is in its 2nd year and goes to the college football player most likely to wear a Stetson hat and drive a Ram 1500.

Boise State nominee: WR Matt Miller (also up for Biletnikoff Award)

The Danny Ainge Memorial Two-Sport Star Award

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This award is in its 15th year and goes to a college athlete that excels in more than one discipline and from a distance looks a little like Danny Ainge.

Boise State nominee: LB Joe Martarano (also up for Kirk Gibson Two-Way Mustache Award)

The Eric Crouch Award (aka "The Crouchie")

This award is in its 10th year and goes to a Division 1 quarterback that can outrun at least one third of his receivers.

Boise State nominee: Grant Hedrick (also up for Vidal Sassoon Best Bangs Award)

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The Manute Bol Award for Low Adiposity

This award is in its 12th year and goes to the college football player over 6'3" but under 5% body fat.

Boise State nominee: QB Ryan Finley

The Sequoia Award

This award is in its 30th year and goes to the college football player whose legs have the girth and density of a tree trunk.

Boise State nominee: DT Armand Nance

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The Mario Yakoo Award

This award is in its 25th year and is awarded annually to a college football player named Mario Yakoo.

Boise State nominee: CB Cleshawn Page

The Vlasic Award for Creative Cramp Prevention

This award is in its 2nd year and goes to the college football player who does this:

Boise State nominee: Jay Ajayi (also up for Maxwell Award and Nalley Baby Dill Award)

The Pisa Tinoisamoa Award

This award is in its 10th year and is awarded annually to a college football player with at least 7 syllables in their name (thus far dominated by players fo Samoan and Greek lineage).

Boise State nominee: DT Tutulupeatau Mataele (also up for the Nice Try, Mark Johnson Award)

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