Maryland sophomore quarterback Danny O’Brien has been named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, given to the nation’s best college football player, and senior linebacker Kenny Tate has been named to the watch list for the Bednarik Award, given to the nation’s best defensive player.

Semifinalists for both awards will be announced on Oct. 31, and three finalists will be chosen Nov. 21. The winners will be announced Dec. 8.

The full lists can be found here.