Oklahoma State defensive back/kick returner Justin Gilbert is one of 44 players on the pre-season watch list for the Paul Hornung Award.
The award honors the nation’s most versatile player.
Gilbert has tied the Big 12 record for most career kickoff returns for touchdowns with five.
He was a second team All-Big 12 pick at defensive back in 2011.
Trey Watts from Tulsa is also on the Paul Hornung watch list