Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram named to John Mackey Award watch list

OXFORD, MS (WLOX) - Evan Engram enjoyed an outstanding freshman season at Ole Miss despite missing five games with a high ankle sprain.

The Powder Springs, Georgia sophomore snagged three touchdown passes and All-SEC second team honors in 2013.

Engram caught 21 passes for 268 yards and has been tabbed a preseason All-American by Sporting News and a preseason All-SEC selection by Athlon and Phil Steele.

The 2014 John Mackey Award winner will be announced on December 10, 2014 and presented live on December 11 at the Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show on ESPNU.

John Mackey, is a member of the NFL Hall of Fame and is recognized as the best tight end in the history of the game.

He was the first President of the NFLPA.