Tyler Winston Named To Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Tyler Winston had four 100-plus yard receiving games in 2013.

July 15, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla.----- San Jose State University football wide receiver Tyler Winstonis one of 55 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) named to the 2014 Biletnikoff Award Pre-season Watch List.

Named after the former Oakland Raiders pass catching great Fred Biletnikoff who is enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Biletnikoff Award recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football.

Heading into his sophomore season, Winston is the Spartans' top returning pass catcher from 2013. He caught 58 passes for 858 yards and five touchdowns in 10 games. Nearly all of his production came in the final eight games once he earned an opportunity to be in the starting lineup.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pounder from Roseville, Calif., was named the 2013 Mountain West Freshman of the Year in a vote of the conference coaches.

Winston is one of five sophomores and one of eight Mountain West players listed on this watch List.

Ten semifinalists will be named on November 17 and the three finalists will announced on November 24. The winner will be presented on the December 11 Home Depot College Football Awards Show televised by ESPN.

Season tickets featuring the $299 (four reserved tickets & four Bill Walsh bobbleheads) plan for the Spartans' five games in Spartan Stadium are available and are on sale. Call 408-924-SJTX or visit www.sjsuspartans.com or click here to order your tickets.