Arkansas center Swanson on Rimington watch list

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas senior center Travis Swanson has been named to the Rimington Trophy watch list for the third straight year.

Swanson has started all 38 games of his career and earned second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors last season.

The Rimington Trophy is awarded annually to the most outstanding center in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Former Arkansas center Jonathan Luigs became the first Razorbacks player to win the award in 2007.

This year's winner will be announced on Dec. 12.

Arkansas opens its season by hosting Louisiana-Lafayette on Aug. 31.

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