Oct. 15, 2013
By Jason Clay
By Jason Clay
NEW YORK - The John Mackey Award has released the 2013 John Mackey Award Midseason Watch List and Fresno State tight end Marcel Jensen was one of 29 players named to the list that was announced on Tuesday.
Colorado State tight ends Kivon Cartwright and Crockett Gillmore joined Jensen on the list as the only players from the Mountain West.
This season Jensen has been a big part of the Bulldog offense that ranks fourth nationally in passing at 374.0 yards per game and fifth in scoring at 47.4 points per game.
Jensen has caught 14 passes for 226 yards and his 16.1 average per reception is the second highest on the team. He is one of just eight players on the 29-member watch list that is averaging over 16 yards per reception this year.
Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and the 2013 John Mackey Award recipient will be presented live on Dec. 12, 2013 at The Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show: 6:00 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
Other key dates include the announcement of the 2013 Mackey Semi-finalists on Nov. 18, 2013 and the 2013 Mackey Finalists on Nov. 25, 2013. All future announcements can be found at www.johnmackeyaward.com and on the official twitter account: @JohnMackeyAward.
"Catch the Wave" - 2013 Fresno State football tickets are now on sale and can be ordered online at gobulldogs.com or over the phone at 559-278-DOGS (3647). The official home of the Fresno State Bulldogs is 940 AM ESPN Radio.
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