Aug. 16, 2017
BOISE, Idaho - Boise State quarterback Brett Rypien was named to the Manning Award Watch List, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Wednesday morning.
Rypien is one of 30 signal-callers on the list, as well as one of three from the Mountain West. He is joined by Colorado State's Nick Stevens and Wyoming's Josh Allen.
This preseason, Rypien has also been named a candidate for the Walter Camp Award, Maxwell Award, the Allstate AFCA Good Hands Team, the Wuerffel Trophy and the Davey O'Brien Award.
Last season, Rypien was named to the All-Mountain West First Team for the second year in a row, leading the Mountain West and finishing 12th nationally in passing yards (3,646), while also pacing the conference in completions (244) and attempts (394) while finishing second with 24 touchdown passes. He directed a Bronco offense that led the Mountain West and ranked 21st in the country in total offense with 472.8 yards per game, while the Bronco passing offense ranked 15th in the country and also paced the Mountain West at 298.3 yards per contest.
Midseason additions to the Manning Award Watch List will be announced on Thursday, October 12. The list of 10 finalists will be released on Thursday, November 30. The winner will be announced in the week following the College Football Playoff National Championship.
Boise State opens its 2017 campaign Sept. 2 at Albertsons Stadium, hosting Troy at 1:45 p.m.
Broncos On 2017 Postseason Award Watch Lists
C Mason Hampton
OL Archie Lewis
NT David Moa
Bednarik Award Bronko Nagurski Trophy Outland Trophy Polynesian College Football Player of the Year
TE Jake Roh
QB Brett Rypien
Maxwell Award Walter Camp Award Davey O'Brien Award Manning Award Wuerffel Trophy Allstate AFCA Good Hands Team
WR Cedrick Wilson
Biletnikoff Award Paul Hornung Award