(Editor's note: Big Sky Conference media release)
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Big Sky Conference placed seven football players on the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) preseason watch list for the FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy. The organization released the names of 40 players who earned a spot on the list, including 2015 winner quarterback Case Cookus of Northern Arizona.
The Big Sky had four quarterbacks and three running backs on the watch list from seven different schools.
The 2019 CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy is a 22-inch K-9 optic crystal tower with eight-inch crystal football.
Big Sky Players on the watch list
Eric Barriere (QB) – Eastern Washington
Dalton Sneed (QB) – Montana
Troy Andersen (RB) – Montana State
Case Cookus (QB) – Northern Arizona
Elijah Dotson (RB) – Sacramento State
Jake Maier (QB) – UC Davis
Josh Davis (RB) – Weber State