- KC Joyner, NFL Insider
One of the most difficult achievements in college football is to repeat as the winner of a prestigious individual award. For example, the Heisman Trophy and Outland Trophy each have had only a single two-time winner (Archie Griffin and Dave Rimington, respectively), and the Jim Thorpe Award has had zero repeat winners.
An honor that seems to be a bit of an exception to that rule is the Fred Biletnikoff Award for the nation's best wide receiver, which has had two back-to-back winners in the past six seasons (Justin Blackmon and Michael Crabtree).
That trend would seem to give USC Trojans wide receiver Marqise Lee, the 2012 Biletnikoff Award winner, a reasonable chance at garnering consecutive victories. However, Lee will have to overcome a number of personnel-related hurdles in order to do so.
Can he overcome those challenges and repeat as the Biletnikoff winner? Let's take a closer look to find out.
KC Joyner writes that USC wide receiver Marqise Lee, who last season won the Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top receiver, is the favorite to win the award again this season.