Whitehurst, Hill on Preseason Award Lists


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Clemson, SC-Clemson quarterback Charlie Whitehurst and linebacker Leroy Hill were both named to preseason Watch Lists for major 2004
awards. Whitehurst is one of 40 "Players to Watch" for the Walter
Camp National Player of the Year Award, while Hill is one of 65 preseason candidates for the Butkus Award. The Butkus Award is given to the nation's top linebacker.


Hill is one of seven ACC players on the Butkus Watch List.
He is joined by Darryl Blackstock and Ahmad Brooks of Virginia, D'Qwell Jackson of Maryland, A.J. Nicholson of Florida State, Pat Thomas of NC State and Leon Williams of Miami (FL).

Last year, Hill led the Tigers in tackles with 145, including
27 tackles for loss. He ranked second in the nation in tackles for
loss and was a first-team All-ACC selection. Earlier this year he
was named a preseason candidate for the Bronko Nagurski Award, which is given to the top defensive player in the nation.


Whitehurst is one of five ACC Players on the Walter Camp list. He is joined by P.J. Daniels of Georgia Tech, Tramain Hall of NC State, Chris Rix of Florida State, and Antrel Rolle of Miam (FL).
Whitehurst holds 33 Clemson school records, including passing
efficiency in a career and passing yardage in a season. He
quarterbacked the Tigers to a 9-4 record as a sophomore when he threw for 3561 yards and 21 touchdowns. Among the victories were triumphs over #3 Florida State and #6 Tennessee.

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