BC's Kuechly among Camp semifinalists

Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly is among 15 semifinalists for the Walter Camp player of the year award announced today.

Kuechly leads all collegiate players in the country with 89 solo tackles and 168 total tackles in 10 games this fall. He also is a Lott Trophy semifinalist, a Butkus Award semifinalist and a Lombardi Award finalist.

Other semifinalists for the Camp award include Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden and his favorite receiver, Justin Blackmon, the only teammates among the semifinalists.

Also on the list are LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne, Alabama running back Trent Richardson and Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck.

The other semifinalists are Oregon's LaMichael James; USC's Matt Barkley; Baylor's Robert Griffin III; Northern Illinois' Chandler Harnish; Oklahoma's Landry Jones; Houston's Case Keenum; Boise State's Kellen Moore; Clemson's Sammy Watkins; and Wisconsin's Russell Wilson.