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Sports Digest: Maryland's Meggett, O'Brien named to football award watch lists

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Meggett, O'Brien named to award lists

Running back Davin Meggett has been named to the Doak Walker Award watch list, given to the top running back in college football, and quarterback Danny O'Brien is on the watch list for the Davey O'Brien Award, which honors the nation's top quarterback. Meggett, a senior, rushed for a career-best 720 yards in 2010. The Surrattsville native ranks 20th in Maryland history for career rushing yards (1,515) and is tied for 17th in career rushing touchdowns (14). O'Brien, the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Year, passed for 2,438 yards in 13 games last season. The sophomore from Kernersville,...