first_imgJuly 20, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah State’s Quin Ficklin Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List Tags: Austin Stephens/Brent DeLadurantey/Cottonwood High School/Lo Falemaka/Quin Ficklin/Rimington Trophy/Rococo Theater/Ryan Tonnemacher/USU Football/Utah Football FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Friday, Utah State senior center Quin Ficklin was advanced to the Rimington Trophy fall watch list by the Rimington Trophy watch committee.This award is annually presented to the most outstanding center in Division I-A (FBS) college football.Ficklin was named to this preliminary watch list this past spring but is still on the radar, becoming one of two Mountain West centers to do so. The other is Nevada’s Sean Krepsz.This award will be presented at the Rococo Theater of Lincoln, Neb. January 12, 2019.The Mesa, Ariz. native and BYU transfer is only the fifth Aggies center in program history to be considered for the award.Others include Austin Stephens (2015, 2016), Tyler Larsen (2011, 2012, 2013), Ryan Tonnemacher (2007) and Brent DeLadurantey (2005).The 6’2″ 290-pound Ficklin earned honorable mention All-Mountain West honors from the league’s coaches after durably starting all 13 of the Aggies’ games last season.In 2017, Ficklin obtained an overall grade performance of 93 percent, ranking him first on the team, and played 911 snaps, the most on the squad for an offensive lineman.Ficklin also netted a team-best 56 knockdowns, including a season-high 11 in a 28-23 loss to Wyoming.Additionally, Utah senior center Lo Falemaka, a 6’5″ 295-pounder out of West Valley City and Cottonwood High, was named to this watch list as well. Written by Brad Jameslast_img

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