Chesson, Davis, Kroll on Biletnikoff watch list

The Detroit News
Corey Davis

Jehu Chesson, Michigan’s MVP last season, has been named to the preseason watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, presented annually to the nation’s top receiver.

Chesson, a senior from St. Louis, had 50 catches for 764 yards and nine TD for the Wolverines last season.

He is joined on the watch list by Western Michigan’s Corey Davis and Central Michigan’s Jesse Kroll.

Davis, a senior from Wheaton, Illinois, had 90 catches for 1,436 yards and 12 TD in 2015.

Kroll, a senior from Algoma, Wisconsin, had 61 receptions for 866 yards and four TD.

BILETNIKOFF AWARD WATCH LIST

Rodney Adams, South Florida

Chance Allen, Houston

Marcell Ateman, Oklahoma State

Josh Atkinson, Tulsa

Devonte Boyd, UNLV

KD Cannon, Baylor

Jehu Chesson, Michigan

Simmie Cobbs Jr., Indiana

Corey Davis, Western Michigan

Robert Davis, Georgia State

Gehrig Dieter, Alabama

Malachi Dupre, LSU

Isaiah Ford, Virginia Tech

Shelton Gibson, West Virginia

Chris Godwin, Penn State

Kenny Golladay, Northern Illinois

Penny Hart, Georgia State

Carlos Henderson, Louisiana Tech

Hasaan Henderson, Nevada

Mack Hollins, North Carolina

Richie James, Middle Tennessee State

Isaiah Jones, East Carolina

Ricky Jones, Indiana

Christian Kirk, Texas A&M

Jesse Kroll, Central Michigan

Jerome Lane, Akron

Allen Lazard, Iowa State

KeVonn Mabon, Ball State

Gabe Marks, Washington State

Taquan Mizzell, Virginia

Ronnie Moore, Bowling Green

Drew Morgan, Arkansas

Nicholas Norris, Western Kentucky

Zach Pascal, Old Dominion

Brandon Reilly, Nebraska

Josh Reynolds, Texas A&M

Jerico Richardson, Nevada

Calvin Ridley, Alabama

Fred Ross, Mississippi State

Travis Rudolph, Florida State

Artavis Scott, Clemson

Sebastian Smith, Ohio University

JuJu Smith-Schuster, Southern California

Thomas Sperbeck, Boise State

Courtland Sutton, Southern Methodist

Taywan Taylor, Western Kentucky

Trent Taylor, Louisiana Tech

Cody Thompson, Toledo

DJ Thompson, Southern Mississippi

James Washington, Oklahoma State

Jordan Westerkamp, Nebraska

Kermit Whitfield, Florida State

Mike Williams, Clemson