|Walter Camp player of the year finalists announced|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 02 December 2008 11:37|
Three quarterbacks - Oklahoma's Sam Bradford, Texas' Colt McCoy and Texas Tech's Graham Harrell - and Harrell's teammate Michael Crabtree are the other finalists.
Crabtree has caught 18 touchdown passes this year, and has 93 receptions for 1,135 yards. Harrell ranks second in the nation with 4,747 yards passing and has thrown for 41 touchdowns.
Tebow, last year's Heisman Trophy winner, has thrown for 2,299 yards and 25 touchdowns and run for 507 yards and 12 more scores this season.
Bradford, a sophomore, has passed for 4,080 yards and a nation-leading 46 touchdowns.
McCoy, a junior, has passed for 3,445 yards with 32 touchdowns, while rushing for 576 yards and 10 scores.
The winner will be announced Dec. 11 after a vote by the 119 Football Bowl Subdivision coaches and sports information directors. The trophy will be presented Jan. 17 at the foundation's annual awards banquet in New Haven.
. The former Yale athlete and football coach is also credited with developing play from scrimmage, set plays and the limit of 11 players per side.