Junior, Jaire Alexander, has been named to his third preseason watch list. Today’s honor is the coveted Jim Thorpe watch list. This award is given to the best defensive back in college football. It not only highlights the student athlete’s athletic abilities, but their character off the field as well. The Thorpe Award Winner is selected from three finalists and will be announced at The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 7, 2017, on ESPN.
— LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) July 14, 2017