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UNI's Kollmorgen up for Jerry Rice Award

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Redshirt freshman quarterback Sawyer Kollmorgen has been named to the initial Watch List for the 2012 Jerry Rice Award, it was announced Wednesday. The Jerry Rice Award is given to the nation's top freshman performer in the FCS.  

The Jenks, Okla. native ranks 11th in the FCS in passing efficiency, completing 90-of-151 pass attempts for 1,285 yards and 11 touchdowns in the first five games of the season and is second in the conference in total offense. Kollmorgen has thrown for over 200 yards in five straight games, with his season high 333 yards coming against Youngstown State.  
 
Kollmorgen is one of 16 players on the list including six quarterback, three running backs, one wide receiver, one all-purpose player, four linebackers and one strong safety.
 
The Jerry Rice Award, named for the legendary wide receiver, who played in the FCS at Mississippi Valley state, will be voted on by a national panel of sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries following the regular season. The list will eventually grow to 20 finalists.
 
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