KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO) – Jordan White along with 9 other college wide receivers has been named to the semifinalist list for the 2011 Biletnikoff Award by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. This is the second year in a row White has been named a semifinalist. The Bilentnikoff Award is given away to the best wide receiver in college football.
White has 1,402 receiving yards, and 111 receptions, tops in the nation.
The other 2011 Biletnikoff Award Semifinalists are: Keenan Allen (California), Justin Blackmon (Oklahoma State), Ryan Broyles (Oklahoma), Patrick Edwards (Houston), Michael Floyd (Notre Dame), A.J. Jenkins (Illinois), Sammy Watkins (Clemson) Robert Woods (Southern Cal)and Kendall Wright (Baylor).
The next vote for the three finalists will open November 16th and close on November 20th.
The presentation of the Biletnikoff Award will be featured on The Home Depot College Football Awards live on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. The show, hosted by ESPN's Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and Desmond Howard will feature the live presentation of nine player awards, along with the recipients of Disney's Spirit Award; The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award, the NCFAA (National College Football Awards Association) Contributions to College Football Award; and student-athletes selected to the Walter Camp All-America Team. Fans can visit the show's dedicated Web site at www.espncollegefootballawards.com to find the latest college football awards news, including show details, previous winners, fan voting, a photo gallery and video highlights.