Two Husker O-Linemen On Outland Watch List
Posted: 12 July, 2013
UNDATED (NRN) - Nebraska offensive linemen Jake Long and Jeremiah Sirles were honored yesterday, as they were named to the Outland Trophy Watch List.
Both players were on the 75-player watch list that goes to the nation's most outstanding interior lineman by the Football Writers of America. Long has been the anchor of the Huskers' offensive line for the past two seasons. The 6'4, 315-pounder has started the past 27 games for the Huskers at offensive guard. Sirles has been a two-year starter at offensive tackle for the Huskers and enters his senior season with 40 career games played. Long and Sirles were two of the ten players from the Big Ten on the list. The winner of the 2013 Outland Trophy will be announced as part of the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Show held on Dec. 12, and will be honored in Omaha on Jan. 9, 2014.