Logan, Otis, Switzer on Watch Lists


North Carolina's T.J. Logan, Norkeithus Otis and Ryan Switzer were on 2014 award watch lists announced on Monday.

Logan and Switzer were named to the watch list for the Hornung Award, for the nation's most versatile player. Otis was nominated for the Bednarik Award, which is given to the nation's defensive player of the year.

Logan and Switzer had standout freshman seasons in 2013. Switzer was named first team All-ACC and earned All-America nods for leading the ACC in punt return yards (419) and punt return touchdowns (4). He also caught 29 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns. Logan tallied 456 rushing yards and four touchdowns in eight games, plus returned 16 kickoffs for 391 yards and a touchdown.

Otis was second on the team with 7.5 sacks and 13.0 tackles for loss to go with 49 total tackles in 2013. He was also second among Tar Heel defenders with nine quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles.

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