Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert was named one of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe award Monday, November 25.
The award is presented to the nation's top defensive back.
The winner will be honored at a banquet in Oklahoma City on February 4, 2014.
Gilbert has six interceptions this season, including two that he returned for touchdowns.
The senior Cowboy has 11 career interceptions and 25 pass break-ups.