Sean Hickey Named to Outland Trophy Watch List

Published 07/10 2014 04:12PM

Updated 07/10 2014 04:33PM

Orange Offensive Lineman Sean Hickey
Orange Offensive Lineman Sean Hickey/SU Athletics
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Syracuse left tackle Sean Hickey has been named to the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy, given annually to the best interior lineman in college football.

Hickey, a redshirt senior, is one of nine players from the ACC to be named to the list. The 6'5, 300 lb. tackle has started 26 consecutive games for the Orange.

Hickey was considered a mid-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, but elected to return to Syracuse for his final season. He'll be protecting Terrel Hunt's blind side for the second year in a row.

The Orange opens up the 2014 season on August 29th at home against Villanova.

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