Washington State Wide Receiver, Gabe Marks, has been named to the College Football Performance Award (CFPA) Wide Receiver watch list. Washington State Athletics announced earlier on Monday that Marks was one of the 40 players to be named to the watch list and is one of 9 PAC-12 receivers who also made the list.
Marks, who had 807-yards on 74 receptions and 7 touchdowns last year, has a career total of 1,367 yards 9 touchdowns on 123 catches and is looking to improve those numbers going into his Junior season and looks to help lead the Cougars to improving from last season.
Previous winners of this award include: Texas A&M WR Mike Evans, Vanderbilt WR Jordan Mathews, USC WR Marquise Lee, and Notre Dame WR Golden Tate. Marks would be joining elite company by winning this award.
The Cougars are no stranger to winning an award from CFPA as former Defensive end and first round NFL Draft pick Deone Bucannon won the Elite Defensive Back Trophy last season.
The Cougars and Marks look to start off on the right foot and on the path to winning more awards on August 28th as the Cougars open the season by playing Rutgers in the annual Seattle Game.
The award winner will be announced in January of 2015.