The Bronko Nagurski Award is given to college football’s top defensive player each year, and Texas Longhorns linebacker Demarvion Overshown is among the names listed for this year’s preseason watch list, according to Inside Texas.
From Inside Texas: “Overshown is a fifth-year linebacker from Arp (Texas), who has played in 38 career games and made 22 starts. In 2021, he started 10 games, leading the Longhorns in total tackles (74) and solo tackles (38), while adding (36) assists and being second in tackles for loss (5.5).”
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- Does this mean ESPN’s out of the running for Big 10 games? We shall see.
Sun Belt commissioner Keith Gill says the league's media deal with ESPN has been expanded and will provide "additional financial resources" and more linear opportunities for football and hoops. More softball on ESPN+.— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) July 26, 2022
Deal extended last year and goes through 2030-31.