Three SEC players made the Walter Camp Award watch list.
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel were named as three of the 15 players on the list for the award that is given annually to college football's best player.
Five finalists will be announced on Nov. 28, and the winner will be presented with the award on Dec. 6.
McCarron has passed for 2,158 yards and 20 touchdowns with just two interceptions. Manziel is third in the SEC with 2,780 passing yards and first with 1,014 rushing yards. He has also combined for 33 total touchdowns. Jones has been one of the nation's best defensive players, collecting 56 total tackles, including 17 for loss and 10.5 sacks. He also has 28 quarterback hurries.