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Michigan’s Jehu Chesson Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Award goes to college football’s top receiver.

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Michigan Wolverines wide receiver Jehu Chesson has been recognized as one the top receivers in the nation going into the 2016 season.

Chesson has been named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list, which goes annually to college football’s best receiver.

The senior receiver was one of 53 players to make the list and has also been named to the Maxwell Award watch list, which is the award for the nation’s top offensive player. He caught 50 receptions for 764 yards and nine touchdowns in 2015 and was named All-Big Ten.

The Biletnikoff award will be presented Dec. 8 on ESPN by Michigan legend Desmond Howard. Past winners include Calvin Johnson, Randy Moss, Michael Crabtree and Larry Fitzgerald.