Samford RB named to preseason award watch list

Samford Bulldogs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — On Monday, the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) released its preseason watch list for its Running Back Award.

Samford senior running back Fabian Truss made the list for the award, which goes to the top running back in in the entire Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).

Truss rushed for 1,063 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior, averaging 5.2 yards per carry and 96.6 yards per game.

He was named second team All-Conference by the Southern Conference’s coaches and media.

The 5-foot-9, 190-pound senior is one of three running backs from the Southern Conference to make the watch list.

This is the second year in a row that Truss has earned the honor of being named to the CFPA’s Preseason Watch List.

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