Nov 16, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders tight end Jace Amaro (22) catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter against the Baylor Bears at AT

Jace Amaro Named Semi-Finalist for Campbell/Rose Award

Nov 16, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders tight end Jace Amaro (22) yells while;e leading his team in a huddle prior to the game against the Baylor Bears at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech junior tight end Jace Amaro was named to yet another list of award semi-finalists this week.

Amaro is one 16 division-1 college football players named semi-finalists for the inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, given to the most talented offensive player from the state of Texas.

From today’s press release:

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork,sportsmanship, drive, community, and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.

In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four year D1 Texas college.

Other notable names on the list include Baylor’s Bryce Petty, Texas’ Johnathan Gray and A&M’s Johnny Manziel. Finalists will be selected from this group and announced on December 9. The winner will be announced at the award banquet in Tyler, Texas on January 10, 2014.

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