Bolser Named to John Mackey Award Watch List

    Go Hoosiers! Ted Bolser is one of 34 tight ends on the John Mackey Award preseason watch list.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Ted Bolser is one of 34 tight ends on the John Mackey Award preseason watch list.
    Go Hoosiers!

    July 6, 2011

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana sophomore tight end Ted Bolser has been named to the 2011 John Mackey Award preseason watch list, the Nassau County Sports Commission announced on Wednesday afternoon. Given annually to the best collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee.

    Thirty-four players were named to the watch list. The 2011 John Mackey winner will be presented live at the Home Depot ESPN College Football Awards Red Carpet Show on December 8, 2011, at 6 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

    Bolser earned a spot on the Football Writers Association of America and Freshman All-America teams last season. He set an IU tight end record, ranked first nationally among freshman tight ends and tied for seventh nationally among tight ends with five touchdowns. Bolser also set Hoosier freshman tight end records with 27 catches and 407 yards.

    The Cincinnati native finished 2010 with the sixth-most yards all-time among Indiana tight ends. Bolser collected the most yards for an IU tight end since 1991 and the most receptions for an IU tight end since 1992.

    Season tickets for the 2011 campaign are on sale now! Adult tickets are $230 and Youth tickets are $30. You may order by phone by calling 1-866-IUSPORTS (487-7678) or online through Account Manager. To view and print the 2011 Season Ticket Application click here. Additional ticket information and a description of season ticket benefits can be found in this brochure.

    The Hoosiers kick off the 2011 campaign against the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium, the home of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts. ESPN3 will broadcast the contest, starting at 7 p.m. ET.




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