Nov. 21, 2000
Miami, FL –
Florida State senior quarterback Chris Weinke and senior
defensive end Jamal Reynolds are both one of five finalists for the
Football News Player of the Year on offense and defense. The publication
announced a list of five offensive and defensive finalists on Tuesday.
Chris Weinke was joined by TCU running back LaDainian Tomlinson, Oklahoma
quarterback Josh Heupel, Purdue quarterback Drew Brees and Northwestern
running back Damien Anderson.
The four players in the running for defensive player of the year honors in
addition to Reynolds are: Keith Adams of Clemson, Fred Smoot of
Mississippi State, J.T. Thatcher of Oklahoma and Dan Morgan of Miami.
The official announcement of the Football News Players of the Year will
come on December 6.