Tennessee’s preseason award check list continues to grow.
Johnson, a junior, is among 51 linebackers on the Butkus Award watch list. The award, named for Dick Butkus, goes to the outstanding collegiate linebacker.
Bray, also a junior, is among 25 quarterbacks on the Manning Award list.
The Manning Award, in honor of former UT star Peyton Manning, goes to an outstanding quarterback and is unique in that bowl performance is considered. It is bestowed by the Sugar Bowl.