June 10, 2013
By Stuart Buchanan
Athletic Media Relations
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two Colorado State football players have earned spots on College Football Performance Awards 2013 CFPA Offensive Awards Watch List.
Nwoke, a 6-foot, 213-pound native of Highlands Ranch, Colo., finished the 2012 season with 570 rushing yards and two touchdowns while hauling in 10 receptions for 85 yards. On the road at nationally ranked Boise State, Nwoke ran the ball 10 times for 119 yards, including a career-long 72-yard touchdown.
Nwoke is one of 34 running backs named to the watch list and one of three from the Mountain West. New Mexico’s Kasey Carrier and San Diego State’s Adam Muema also earned a nomination.
Gillmore, a native of Bushland, Texas, has been a threat at tight end ever since switching from defensive end. The 6-foot-6, 245-pound tight end pulled in 19 catches for 263 yards and two touchdowns last season. In the home-opener Gillmore hauled in a 69-yard touchdown, the longest scoring reception by a CSU tight end since Joel Dreessen’s 85-yard score in 2003.
Gillmore is one of 36 tight ends named to the watch list and one of three from the Mountain West, joining Marcel Jensen of Fresno State and Kolby Arendse from Nevada.
All CFPA recipients are selected exclusively based upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their team.
This is the second preseason honor for both student-athletes as Gillmore was named to Phil Steele’s preseason All-MW first-team while Nwoke earned second-team honors.
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