CEDAR CITY — Southern Utah University senior wide receiver Tysson Poots has been named to the 2010 Walter Payton Award Watch List, The Sports Network has announced.

The Walter Payton Award is bestowed annually by TSN upon the top offensive player in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision.

Poots, a graduate student from Henderson, Nev. (Coronado HS), is the nation's (FCS) leading returning receiver in yards per game, receptions per game and scoring after finishing second in the FCS last year in all three categories.

— Staff and wire services