HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Add a third University of Southern Mississippi football player on a preseason national watch list. This after Parker Shaunfield was named to the Lou Groza Award watch list Wednesday. This award honors the best kicker in college football.
Shaunfield, a redshirt junior, was successful on his first 12 field goal attempts and made all 40 point after attempts in 2016. He was also a Groza Award semifinalist.
The Golden Eagles now have three players on watch lists, with senior running back Ito Smith (Maxwell), redshirt senior Julian Allen (Mackey) and Shaunfield.