The Thorpe Award, given annually to college football's top defensive back, has released its preseason watch list.
Six from the Big 12 cracked the 37-man list:
Jamell Fleming, CB, Oklahoma
Blake Gideon, S, Texas
Tony Jefferson, S, Oklahoma
Leonard Johnson, CB, Iowa State
Coryell Judie, CB, Texas A&M
Markelle Martin, S, Oklahoma State