Tate wins Biletnikoff


McCoy takes home two more awards

December 11, 2009

Notre Dame's Golden Tate has won the Biletnikoff Award honoring the nation's best receiver.

Tate had 93 catches for 1,496 yards with 15 receiving touchdowns, two rushing TDs and a punt return for a score.

He finished third in the nation in receiving yards per game (124.67) and seventh in catches per game (7.75).

•Texas star Colt McCoy won the Davey O'Brien Award honoring the nation's best quarterback and the Maxwell Award as the nation's outstanding player. Stanford's Toby Gerhart won the Doak Walker Award honoring the nation's best running back. Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh won the Outland Trophy as the best interior lineman and the Chuck Bednarik Award as the nation's best defensive player. Georgia's Drew Butler won the Ray Guy Award as the best punter. ...

Tennessee football coach Lane Kiffin said he was not "aware" of any recruiting violations committed by himself, his assistants or support staff regarding the university's student ambassador program. ...

Rob Ianello, a Notre Dame assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, was introduced as the Akron coach. ... Michigan State wide receiver Myles White was suspended indefinitely after being charged with public urination and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

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