Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 8, 2013

Cato on Maxwell watch

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

HUNTINGTON — Marshall junior quarterback Rakeem Cato was named to the 77th Maxwell Award Watch List on Monday morning. The award has been presented to America’s college player of the year since 1937. Last season, Cato led the nation in completions (406) and passing yards per game (350.08). His 37 touchdown passes ranked third nationally, while his 69.5 completion rate was fourth and his 352.67 yards of total offense per game stood fifth.

He led Conference USA in pass efficiency (147.1). Cato has a career completion mark of 66.2 percent, currently a school record.