SYRACUSE — Syracuse University offensive tackle Sean Hickey was selected for the Outland Trophy Watch List, as announced by the Football Writers Association of America on Thursday.
Hickey has started 26 straight games for the Orange, and was one of nine players from the Atlantic Coast Conference to make the list.
The Outland Trophy, which will be presented for the 69th time on Dec. 11, honors the best interior lineman in college football.
The FWAA All-America committee will select a 26-man first team and three finalists later this season.
■ Hickey and linebacker Cam Lynch were named SU’s player representatives for the ACC Football Kickoff event on July 20-21 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. Both Hickey and Lynch are entering their senior season for SU.