Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins and defensive tackle Dre'Mont Jones are two significant reasons why the Buckeyes are currently 6-0. The duo continued to reap rewards of their play this season Wednesday morning as both were named to prestigious award watch lists midway through the season.
Haskins was named to the Maxwell Award watch list – an award that's given to the best all-around player in college football – while Jones was name to the Bednarik Award watch list – an honor given to college football's best defensive player.
Now that's what I'm talking about! Preseason is one thing. Midseason is another. Dwayne @dh_simba7 Haskins and Dre'mont @TheOfficial_80 Jones named to prestigious Maxwell Award and Bednarik Award watch lists, respectively. @OhioStateFB @Maxwellfootball— Jerry Emig (@BuckeyeNotes) October 10, 2018
Through six games, Haskins has completed 142-of-198 passing attempts (71.7 percent) for 1,919 yards with a 25 to 4 touchdown-interception ratio. On the opposite side of the ball, Jones has habitually wreaked havoc in opposing backfields, recording 20 tackles, 7.5 for a loss, 4.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, an interception and a defensive touchdown.