Friday, July 1, 2011

Boykin & Rambo Being Watched


University of Georgia senior cornerback Brandon Boykin and junior safety Bacarri Rambo have been named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Defensive Back Trophy Watch List, according to a recent announcement.

DSC_5971Boykin, a native of Fayetteville, finished 2010 with 44 tackles, including 6.5 tackles for loss, and tied for the team lead with three interceptions. Boykin is Georgia’s active leader with six career picks. He has started 24 games during the last two seasons as cornerback for the Dawgs.

Boykin is also one of 38 players on the CFPA’s Kickoff Returner Watch List. UGA’s leader in career kickoff return yards with 1,813, Boykin is the only player in SEC history to have three 100-yard plays of any kind.


Rambo, a native of Donalsonville, also had three interceptions last season, including one that he returned 39 yards for a touchdown versus Idaho State. Rambo started all 13 games at safety and is the top returning tackler after recording 82 stops in 2010, which was second on the team behind NFL draftee Akeem Dent (126).

Senior place-kicker Blair Walsh and senior punter Drew Butler were also already named to individual 2011 watch lists for the CFPA. Former Dawg Justin Houston was named the CFPA’s National Linebacker of the Year following the 2010 season.

The Offensive Watch Lists are expected to be released on July 5.

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