SYRACUSE — Syracuse University junior Riley Dixon was named to the Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List on Wednesday.
The award is given annually to the top punter in college football. Dixon is the second Orange punter selected to the watch list, joining Rob Long in 2009 and ’10.
■ SU left tackle Sean Hickey and linebacker Cam Lynch have each been honored for being athletic “freaks.” Hickey was named to Bruce Feldman’s “Best Freak at Every Position,” list on foxsports.com that was released this week. Lynch made a similar list on NFL.com in May.