Auburn, Alabama on Outland Trophy watch list
BIRMINGHAM - AL —
If the race for the Outland Trophy is a numbers game, Alabama and Auburn are out in front.
Both the Tide and Tigers have three players on the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy, for the top interior lineman in college football.
Auburn center Reese Dismukes, guard Alex Kozan and defensive tackle Gabe Wright made the initial watch list cut along with Alabama center Ryan Kelly, guard Arie Kouandjio and defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson.
South Carolina, Texas A&M, Florida State and Oregon also landed three players apiece on the Outland Trophy watch list.