Former Viera Hawk, UCF Knights Wide Receiver Tre Nixon Named To 2020 Biletnikoff Award Watch List

By  //  July 16, 2020

Biletnikoff Award recognizes college footballs most outstanding receiver

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation, Inc., has released the 2020 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List, which includes UCF redshirt senior wide receiver Tre Nixon.

The Viera, Fla., native was UCF’s second-leading receiver in 2019 with 49 catches for 830 yards and seven touchdowns.

An honorable mention all-conference selection, he had 15 receptions of 20 or more yards – the third-most plays of 20+ yards by any player on the team.

Nixon has started all 26 games at wide receiver during his tenure as a Knight, having caught 40 passes for 562 yards and four touchdowns in 2018.

The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the college football season’s outstanding FBS receiver.

The semifinalists, finalists, and award recipient are selected by the highly distinguished Biletnikoff Award National Selection Committee, a group of prominent college football journalists, commentators, announcers, Biletnikoff Award winners, and other former receivers.

The 2020 Biletnikoff Award winner will be presented the Biletnikoff Award trophy by TQC Foundation Chairman George Avant, Jr., keynoter and college hall of famer Chad Hennings, and college and pro football hall of famer Fred Biletnikoff before 550 patrons at the Biletnikoff Award Banquet at the University Center Club at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

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