Klopfenstein on Mackey Award Watch List
Joe Klopfenstein (BSN)
Joe Klopfenstein (BSN)
BSN Editor
Posted Aug 2, 2005


Colorado senior tight end Joe Klopfenstein is on the official 2005 John Mackey Award watch list, the Nassau County Sports Commission announced Tuesday.

Joe Klopfenstein is one of 20 players on the Mackey Award watch list as teams around the country gear up to begin fall camps.

Klopfenstein had 28 catches for 284 yards last fall. His five catches for 134 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown, helped the Buffs beat UTEP in the 2004 Houston Bowl. The 78-yard scamper is the longest reception by a tight end in school history.

The John Mackey Award is given annually to the nation's best collegiate tight end. The Mackey Award selection committee announces the winner in December. Former Colorado tight end Daniel Graham won the award in 2001.

Previous Mackey Award winners include Tim Stratton, Purdue, 2000; Graham; Dallas Clark, 2002, Iowa; Kellen Winslow Jr., 2003, Miami; Heath Miller, 2004, Virginia.


Related Stories
Barnett: I Feel Really Good About This Team
 -by BuffPlaybook.com  Aug 10, 2005
Colorado Quotes from Big 12 Media Days
 -by BuffPlaybook.com  Jul 19, 2005
Wanted: Offensive Playmakers
 -by BuffPlaybook.com  Aug 21, 2005

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BuffPlaybook.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
TE Joe Klopfenstein (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Colorado
Football > Grandview HS > Alumni
[View My HotList]