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Myles Added To Wuerffel Trophy Award Preseason Watch List, Earns Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nomination

July 17, 2017

Myles Added To Wuerffel Trophy Award Preseason Watch List, Earns Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nomination

Gabe Myles earns a spot on the Wuerffel Trophy watch list and the AFCA Good Works Team

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Senior wide receiver and Starkville native Gabe Myles has been added to the preseason watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy, presented to college football’s top community servant.

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Senior wide receiver and Starkville native Gabe Myles has been added to the preseason watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy, presented to college football’s top community servant.
 
Myles is entering his fourth season with the Bulldogs, and has played in 36 games with sevens starts in that time. He has been named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll three times.
 
Myles has logged countless hours of community service, including participating in the Read Across America program, a nation wide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2. He is also a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, a social/service and professional fraternity on campus.
 
He is one of 108 players in the nation named to the watch list. The award is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Semifinalists for the award will be announced on Nov. 2, while finalists will be unveiled Nov. 22. The winner will be announced on Dec. 5.
 
Myles was also nominated to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Since 1992, the organization has honored a select group of football players for their volunteer efforts. The student-athletes nominated for this award are recognized for donating their limited free time to helping and serving others.
 
The winners of this award will be announced in September. Once announced, fans will be able to vote for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Captain on ESPN.com
 
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2017 Preseason Honors
 
Logan Cooke, P, Sr.
Ray Guy Award Watch List
 
Nick Fitzgerald, QB, Jr.
Maxwell Award Watch List
Second-Team All-SEC (Media)
 
Gabe Myles, WR, Sr.
Wuerffel Award Watch List
 
Martinas Rankin, OL, Sr.
Second-Team All-American (College Football News)
Second-Team All-SEC (AL.com, Media)
 
Jeffery Simmons, DL, So.
Second-Team All-SEC (Athlon Sports)
 

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