Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

July 18, 2012

Austin, Bailey, Dobson on Biletnikoff watch list

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — West Virginia receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey, and Marshall wideout Aaron Dobson have been selected to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

Dobson, a senior from Dunbar, had 49 receptions for 668 yards in 2011. Bailey had 1,279 receiving yards last year, a WVU single-season mark, and averaged a touchdown every six receptions. Last season, Austin led the nation in all-purpose yardage (198 yards per game) and had 101 catches, a WVU single-season record.

The award, named for the legendary receiver for Florida State and the Oakland Raiders, annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. It will be presented on Dec. 6.

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