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Riddick Named to Jerry Rice Award Watch List
Written By: Associated Press         Release: 10/03/2012
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NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk State redshirt freshman running back Brendon Riddick has been named to the initial watch list for the Jerry Rice Award, given annually to the top freshman in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision by The Sports Network.

Despite being limited last week by an ankle injury, Riddick is 10th in the MEAC in rushing with 279 yards through the Spartans' first five games. Riddick, who splits time with senior Takeem Hedgeman in the Spartan backfield, also has a team-high six touchdowns, five rushing and one receiving. His six touchdowns are tied for the second-most among MEAC players. Earlier this year, Riddick was named The Sports Network's FCS National Freshman of the Week following his 150-yard, three-touchdown performance in the win at Liberty on Sept. 8.

Riddick is the only MEAC player on the initial watch list for the Jerry Rice Award, named for the former Mississippi Valley State and San Francisco 49ers star receiver. The current list consists of 16 players but will expand to 20 by the end of the regular season. A nationwide panel of sports information and media professionals will vote on the winner, which will be announced at the FCS national awards banquet on Dec. 17 in Philadelphia.

A complete listing can be found at TSN's FCS awards page, located here: http://www.sportsnetwork.com/merge/tsnform.aspx?c=sportsnetwork&page=cfoot2/fcsawards/index.aspx.

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Delaware State
0
Hampton
23
10/25
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North Carolina Central
42
Savannah State
14
10/25
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South Carolina State
20
Bethune-Cookman
14
10/25
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North Carolina A&T
40
Florida A&M
21
10/25
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Villanova
48
Morgan State
28
10/25
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Savannah State
20
Bethune-Cookman
48
10/18
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Delaware State
20
North Carolina A&T
33
10/18
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Morgan State
21
North Carolina Central
20
10/18
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Howard
28
Florida A&M
31
10/18
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Hampton
13
Norfolk State
21
10/18
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Florida A&M
24
Savannah State
14
10/11
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Bethune-Cookman
49
Howard
12
10/11
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Norfolk State
10
Delaware State
13
10/11
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South Carolina State
35
North Carolina Central
48
10/11
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North Carolina A&T
31
Hampton
14
10/09
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Florida A&M
9
Morgan State
24
10/04
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Bethune-Cookman
27
Delaware State
7
10/04
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North Carolina A&T
0
South Carolina State
13
10/04
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Savannah State
7
Norfolk State
14
10/04
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North Carolina Central
27
Howard
22
10/04
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Delaware State
35
Savannah State
10
09/27
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Tennessee State
27
Florida A&M
7
09/27
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Bethune-Cookman
34
Florida Tech
33
09/27
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Norfolk State
15
Morgan State
14
09/27
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Hampton
10
South Carolina State
17
09/27
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Howard
22
North Carolina A&T
38
09/27
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Hampton
34
Miles College
30
09/20
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South Carolina State
17
Furman
7
09/20
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North Carolina A&T
59
Chowan University
0
09/20
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UCF
41
Bethune-Cookman
7
09/20
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Towson
31
North Carolina Central
20
09/20
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Coastal Carolina
48
Florida A&M
3
09/20
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Buffalo
36
Norfolk State
7
09/20
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Howard
35
Morgan State
38
09/20
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Temple
59
Delaware State
0
09/20
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William & Mary
29
Norfolk State
14
09/13
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Savannah State
28
Fort Valley State
42
09/13
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Coastal Carolina
30
South Carolina State
3
09/13
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Richmond
42
Hampton
17
09/13
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North Carolina A&T
17
Elon
12
09/13
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North Carolina Central
28
Charlotte
40
09/13
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Bethune-Cookman
36
Grambling State
23
09/13
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Howard
35
Morehouse College
17
09/13
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Delaware State
7
Towson
21
09/13
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Morgan State
28
Bowie State
3
09/13
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North Carolina A&T
30
Coastal Carolina
31
09/07
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Delaware
27
Delaware State
9
09/06
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North Carolina Central
34
Elizabeth City State
7
09/06
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Norfolk State
0
Liberty
17
09/06
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Holy Cross
29
Morgan State
26
09/06
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