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UCLA Football: Caleb Wilson Named to 2018 John Mackey Award Watch List

The John Mackey Award honors the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

NCAA Football: Hawaii at UCLA Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

UCLA Bruins tight end Caleb Wilson has been named to the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List.

Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by a vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and the 2018 Mackey Award recipient will be announced on December 5, 2018 and then presented live on December 6, 2018 at The Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show on ESPNU.

NFL Hall of Fame member John Mackey is considered one of the all-time greats to ever have played the tight end position. Mackey was a role model on and off the field as demonstrated by his Super Bowl Championship, his commitment to community and his place in history as the first President of the NFLPA.

Last year’s winner was Mark Andrews of Oklahoma.

Wilson is looking to become the second Bruin to win the Mackey Award, which has been presented since 2000. Former Bruin Marcedes Lewis was the 2005 Mackey Award winner.

Go Bruins!!!