Michigan cornerback Lavert Hill and safety Josh Metellus continue to receive preseason accolades.
After already being named to the Bednarik Award Watch List and Jim Thorpe Award Watch list, the tandem of Metellus and Hill have made the Nagurski Trophy Watch List, which goes to the best overall defensive player in college football.
Another Watch List for Lavert Hill and @NoExcuses_23!— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) July 23, 2019
Both have been added to the Nagurski Trophy Watch List, presented annually to the best defensive player in college football. #GoBlue 〽️ pic.twitter.com/e1KiJHctm7
Hill was a unanimous All Big Ten first-team selection in 2018, a Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist, and was selected as a associated press All-American (third-team).
Metellus had 48 tackles (29 solo) in 2018 and 3 interceptions. Metellus earned associated press All Big Ten first-team honors.
The five finalists for the Nagurski Trophy will be announced on Nov. 20 and the award ceremony will take place on Dec. 9.
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