SFA running Back Gus Johnson named to preseason watch list

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - After having a breakout Sophomore campaign, Stephen F Austin running back Gus Johnson has been named to the 2013 College Football Performance Awards watch list.

Johnson who averaged nearly 100 yards on the ground per game last year is one of only 33 running backs named to the preseason list. The 215 pound bruiser rushed for over 950 yards and 14 touchdowns last season. He was the nations sixth leading rusher in terms of Sophomore tail backs and 12th in rushing td's.