BYU’s James Empey Named To Rimington Award Watch List
Jul 19, 2019, 1:59 PM | Updated: 2:05 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The 2019 Rimington Award Watch List included Sophmore center for BYU James Empey.
Empey is one of 80 Division 1 centers included on the list. No other players from schools in Utah were selected to the watch list.
He was a redshirt freshman but started 13 of BYU’s 13 games last season. Empey was named the number one freshman center by Pro Football Focus last year.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) July 19, 2019
The 6’4″, 300-pound Cougar is a native of American Fork Utah.
James Empey has been named to the watch list for the 2019 Rimington Trophy.
— BYU Cougars (@BYUCougars) July 19, 2019
The Rimington Award is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Last year’s recipient was Garrett Bradbury of North Carolina State University.
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