Mackey Award, Rimington Award Preseason Watch Lists Announced Posted by Jeremy Anderson Date: July 27, 2021 10:19 am Leave a comment 67 Views More college football preseason award watch lists were released on Monday with a pair of Huskers and a Wyoming Cowboy in the mix. Nebraska tight end Austin Allen has been named to the John Mackey Award watch list. The Mackey award is given annually to the nation’s top tight end. Cam Jurgens was on the Rimington Award watch list, named after legendary Nebraska offensive lineman Dave Rimington, given to the top center in college football. Wyoming’s Chad Muma showed up on his 2nd award watch list in as many weeks, garnering recognition for the Butkus Award as the top linebacker. Last week Muma was on the Bednarik Award watch list. Award watch lists will continue to flow as college football teams, including Nebraska, open up fall camp this week in preparation for week zero, which is August 28th.