PSU's Jones named to Outland Trophy Watch List

By wbng sports

July 11, 2013 Updated Jul 11, 2013 at 11:16 PM EST

State College, PA (WBNG Binghamton) Former Johnson City standout DaQuan Jones has been named as a preseason candidate for the Outland Trophy, given to the best interior defensive lineman in college football each year.

Jones enters his senior season with 11 starts under his belt, which is the most of any returning defensive lineman for the Nittany Lions.

He's also a preseason All-Big Ten selection from Phil Steele’s College Football Magazine.

The Nittany Lions kick off their season against Syracuse at MetLife Stadium on August 31.