Senior Cowboy defensive end Eddie Yarbrough was named to the Ted Hendricks Award watch list, honoring the top defensive end. (Photo via Jerrad Anderson, Townsquare Media)

Senior Cowboy defensive end Eddie Yarbrough was named to the Ted Hendricks Award watch list, honoring the top defensive end. (Photo via Jerrad Anderson, Townsquare Media)

Wyoming senior defensive end Eddie Yarbrough was named to the Ted Hendricks award watch list. The award, which honors the top defensive end in the country. Eddie Yarbrough, who was named to the same watch list last season, is one of 32 candidates on the list. Of the 32 candidates on the list five others are part of the “Group of Five” and one is an FCS player from Southern Utah.

Yarbrough, from Aurora, CO, leads the Cowboys with three sacks this season. He ranks second on Wyoming’s career list for tackles for loss with 33.5. Yarbrough has 35 tackles this season, five tackles for loss, three sacks, and one tackle for loss. Yarbrough was a team captain the last two seasons. He has also been named All-Mountain West first team the last two seasons.

For more information about the award, check this link: http://tedhendricks.com/award

The rest of the list is as follows:

EDDIE YARBROUGH, WYOMING

JONATHAN ALLEN, ALABAMA

DEREK BARNETT, TENNESSEE

TARELL BASHAM, OHIO

JOEY BOSA, OHIO STATE

QUINTON BRADLEY, IDAHO

WALTER BRADY, MISSOURI

DeFOREST BUCKNER, OREGON

SHILIQUE CALHOUN, MICHIGAN STATE

KAMALEI CORREA, BOISE STATE

JAMES COWSER, SOUTHERN UTAH

MYLES GARRETT, TEXAS A&M

DEONTE GIBSON, NORTHWESTERN

CHARLES HARRIS, MISSOURI

A.J. JEFFERSON, MISSISSIPPI STATE

JORDAN JENKINS, GEORGIA

BRONSON KAUFUSI, BYU

KYLE KRAGEN, CALIFORNIA

SHAQ LAWSON, CLEMSON

NICK MANGIERI, INDIANA

NATE MEIER, IOWA

CARL NASSIB, PENN STATE

LEWIS NEAL, LSU

YANNICK NGAKOUE, MARYLAND

EMMANUEL OGBAH, OKLAHOMA ST

DALE PIERSON, IOWA STATE

SHELDON RANKINS, LOUISVILLE

ISAAC ROCHELL, NOTRE DAME

PITA TAUMOEPENU, UTAH

JIHAD WARD, ILLINOIS

TERENCE WAUGH, KENT STATE

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