Dexter and Torrence are on the Outland Trophy Watch List

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      Mark Wheeler
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        DALLAS – The Gators duo of Gervon Dexter Sr. and O’Cyrus Torrence continue to collect preseason honors as they were both named to the Outland Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced Tuesday.

        Torrence collects another preseason nod as he was named a Preseason All-American by Phil Steele, Sporting News and Walter Camp. A native of Greensburg, La., he has earned preseason All-SEC honors by Athlon, Phil Steele, and media at SEC Media Days. A transfer from Louisiana, he was Shaun Alexander Freshman All-American and a two-time Joe Moore Award Semifinalist. The 2021 First Team All-Sun Belt selection, Torrence helped the Ragin’ Cajuns offense ranked tied 10th nationally and first in the Sun Belt in rushing touchdowns (34), tied 18th in the country in total touchdowns (58), conference leaders and tied 23rd nationally in first downs (313).

        Dexter Sr. was also named a Preseason All-American by Sporting News and Walter Camp along with preseason All-SEC by Athlon, Phil Steele, and from the media at SEC Media Days. He started nine games and appeared in all 13 while ranking fifth in tackles with 51. The junior had 12 multi-tackle performances, including two games with nine vs. Alabama and UCF. He finished ranking second on the team with seven quarterback hurries.

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