JONESBORO (KAIT) - Centers from the Arkansas State and Arkansas football teams have been named to the Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List.
Arkansas State senior Tom Castilaw was approved a sixth year of eligibilty by the NCAA in February. He was an All-Sun Belt Conference selection in 2010.
Arkansas sophomore Travis Swanson started all 13 games at center for the Razorbacks as a redshirt freshman in 2010, helping Arkansas be the only team in the SEC to start the same offensive line every game. The Kingwood, Texas, native was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after UA produced the first season in school history with a 3,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher.
The Rimington Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding FBS center by determining the consensus All-American center from the America Football Coaches Association, the Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News and the Football Writers Association of America. It is named after Dave Rimington, a two-time consensus All-American at Nebraska in 1981 and 1982. This year's winner will honored at the Rimington Trophy Presentation banquet at the Rococo Theater in Lincoln, Nebraska on January 14, 2012.