The Biletnikoff trophy weighs 56 pounds, has won several national awards for design excellence and is the largest of all of the college football position awards. But something tells us these guys can handle it. Previous winners of the award that honors the best wide receiver include Marqise Lee (2012), Justin Blackmon (2011 and 2010), Golden Tate (2009), Michael Crabtree (2008 and 2007) and Calvin Johnson (2006).

To find out the official winners of college football's major awards, tune in to "The Home Depot College Football Awards" show live on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET on Dec. 12. Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Tom Rinaldi and Samantha Ponder will host the show, which will originate from the Atlantic Dance Hall on Disney's Boardwalk at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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The Biletnikoff Award nominees

Brandin Cooks: The Oregon State junior leads the nation with 1,670 receiving yards, helped by a monster game at California in October in which he caught 13 balls for 232 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for a touchdown. He has caught a pass of 50 yards or more three times this season and has five games with multiple receiving touchdowns. He has set the single-season Pac-12 record for receptions (120) and is 51 yards shy of the yardage mark.

Mike Evans: The Texas A&M redshirt sophomore broke the Aggies' record for most receiving yards in a season on Nov. 9. Coincidentally, his two biggest games -- a 279-yard, one-touchdown outburst versus Alabama, and a 287-yard, four-touchdown performance against Auburn -- both came in losses. "Very rarely do you get a big receiver like that with as many plus-30-yard catches as he has," A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says.

Sammy Watkins: The Clemson junior is the top receiver on most any NFL mock draft you will find. That's saying a lot given the depth at the position this year. He has had at least 100 yards receiving in seven games this season and has five touchdowns in his past four games, including a 96-yard dash against Virginia. Perhaps his best quality? A lack of diva-ness. "One of the most low-maintenance superstars Ive ever dealt with," Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says.

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