Shaq Thompson, a darkhorse Heisman Trophy candidate, has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award.
He is one of three defensive players named a semifinalist, and among three semifinalists from the Pac-12, joining Oregon QB Marcus Mariota and Arizona LB Scooby Wright.
Here’s the full list of semifinalists.
Florida State QB Jameis Winston won the award in 2013.
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