The Walter Camp Player of the Year award narrowed its list of candidates to 20 semifinalists on Thursday, and three of them are Buckeyes.
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, running back J.K. Dobbins and defensive end Chase Young have each been chosen as semifinalists for the award, which honors college football's best player.
Clemson is the only other school with three semifinalists.
|JOE BURROW||QB||RS SR||LSU|
|A.J. DILLON||RB||JR||BOSTON COLLEGE|
|J.K. DOBBINS||RB||JR||OHIO STATE|
|JUSTIN FIELDS||QB||SO||OHIO STATE|
|CHUBA HUBBARD||RB||SO||OKLAHOMA STATE|
|MICAH PARSONS||LB||SO||PENN STATE|
|ISAIAH SIMMONS||LB||RS JR||CLEMSON|
|ANTOINE WINFIELD||S||RS SO||MINNESOTA|
|CHASE YOUNG||DE||JR||OHIO STATE|
Five finalists for the Walter Camp Award will be named on Dec. 5, and the winner will be announced during ESPN's SportsCenter on Dec. 12.
Each of Ohio State's previous winners of the award – Archie Griffin in 1974 and 1975, Eddie George in 1995 and Troy Smith in 2006 – also went to win the Heisman Trophy.