Wolfe On Biletnikoff Watch List
UNLV senior WR Ryan Wolfe begins the season on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.
UNLV senior WR Ryan Wolfe begins the season on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

Aug. 11, 2009

LAS VEGAS - UNLV senior Ryan Wolfe is one of 37 individuals selected to the Watch List for the 2009 Biletnikoff Award, which recognizes the top wide receiver in college football, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced today.

Wolfe ranked ninth in the nation with 7.3 receptions per game last season and also was 21st in the country with 86.7 receiving yards per game. His 88 receptions during the year tied a school record for most receptions in a season.

In 2008, Wolfe became the first UNLV player since 1994 to record at least 1,000 yards receiving in a season and he shattered the school record for 100-yard games in a career with 10 (he had five just last season alone). He also became the first Rebel receiver in history to be named First Team All-MWC more than once in a career.

Already his school's career leader in receptions (209) and receiving yards (2,735), Wolfe returns in 2009 as college football's second-leading active receiver.

This is the second time in three years that Wolfe has started the season on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, as he entered his sophomore campaign on the initial list. The last Rebel wide receiver to be considered for the prestigious honor before then was Earvin Johnson, who was a semifinalist in 2004.

The winner of the 17th Biletnikoff Award will be announced as part of ESPN's College Football Awards Show on December 10th. The award will be officially presented to the winner at the annual Biletnikoff Award dinner, hosted by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club, on February 12, 2009.


Kris Adams, UTEP
Seyi Ajirotutu, Fresno State
Brandon Banks, Kansas State
Doug Beaumont, Louisville
Arrelious Benn, Illinois
Dezmon Briscoe, Kansas
Antonio Brown, Central Michigan
DeAndre Brown, Southern Miss
Ryan Broyles, Oklahoma
Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State
Tyron Carrier, Houston
Eric Decker, Minnesota
Jacoby Ford, Clemson
Cortez Gent, Florida Atlantic
Mardy Gilyard, Cincinnati
AJ Green, Georgia
Rashaun Greer, Colorado State
D'Andre Goodwin, Washington
T.Y. Hilton, Florida International
Shay Hodge, Ole Miss
Jerrel Jernigan, Troy
Damaris Johnson, Tulsa
Julio Jones, Alabama
Brandon LaFell, LSU
Detron Lewis, Texas Tech
Kerry Meier, Kansas
Dennis Pitta, BYU
Taylor Price, Ohio
Aldrick Robinson, SMU
Naaman Roosevelt, Buffalo
Greg Salas, Hawaii
Jordan Shipley, Texas
Jacory Stone, Eastern Michigan
Golden Tate, Notre Dame
Damian Williams, USC
Stephen Williams, Toledo
Ryan Wolfe, UNLV



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