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Foster Named To Outland Trophy Watch List

Foster, Javon

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri senior Javon Foster was one of 91 returning interior linemen named to the watch list for the 78th Outland Trophy, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced Tuesday. 

Foster earned Preseason Second-Team All-Southeastern Conference honors from the league’s media. He was a 13-game starter a year ago at left tackle and has 37 career appearances for the Tigers. Athlon Sports named him First-Team Preseason All-SEC while Phil Steele awarded second-team honors.

The SEC led all FBS leagues with 17 selections.

The Outland Trophy winner is chosen from three finalists who are a part of the annual FWAA All-America Team. The FWAA All-America Committee, after voting input from the entire membership, selects a 26-man first team and eventually the three Outland finalists. Committee members, then by individual ballot, select the winner. Only interior linemen on offense or defense are eligible for the award; ends are not eligible.

The recipient of the 2023 Outland Trophy will be announced on The Home Depot College Football Awards, live on ESPN in December. The official presentation to the winner will be made at the Outland Trophy Awards Dinner sponsored by Werner Enterprises and produced by the Greater Omaha Sports Committee in Omaha, Neb., on Jan. 10, 2024.

Mizzou will open the season on Thursday, August 31, against South Dakota at Memorial Stadium.

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