Arizona State sophomore Jaelen Strong has been added to the Watch List for the 2013 Biletnikoff Award, which is presented annually to college football’s most outstanding wide receiver or tight end.
Strong leads Arizona State with 31 receptions for 433 yards — figures that rank third in the Pac-12. The 6-4, 205-pounder has three 100-plus yard receiving games in the Sun Devils’ first four contests, including a career-high 168-yard effort against Stanford.
Strong was added to the watch list along with Pittsburgh freshman Tyler Boyd and SMU senior Jeremy Johnson. Their inclusion brings the total number of receivers on the list to 88. Strong is one of 10 Pac-12 receivers included.
The 10 semifinalists for the award will be announced in mid-November and the winner will be named as part of the The Home Depot College Football Awards Show December 12.