UVa senior safety Anthony Harris was named to his third watch list of the preseason Friday, as Harris has been named to the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award.
The Thorpe Award is given out each year to the top defensive back in College Football.
Harris was previously named to the Chuck Bednarik and Bronko Nagurski watch lists.
He led the nation with eight interceptions last season.
Virginia Tech sophomore Kendall Fuller is keeping pace with Harris, as the Hokies' cornerback is also on the Thorpe Watch List, after previously being named to the Nagurski and Bednarik lists.
Fuller was the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year last season.
He had 58 tackles and six-interceptions as a true freshman.
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