How many ESPYS will SEC football take home in July? The awards show airs July 19th at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Five nominees from the SEC will be featured after a spectacular 2012 season.
Joe Adams’ nasty punt return was nominated last season.
Here are the 2013 nominees:
Best Breakthrough Athlete: Johnny Manziel
Other nominees: Colin Kaepernick (49ers), Yasiel Puig (Dodgers), Mike Trout (Angels) and Russell Wilson (Seahawks)
Best Male College Athlete: Johnny Manziel
Other nominees: Trey Burke (Michigan), Kyle Dake (Cornell wrestling) and Drew LeBlanc (St. Cloud State Hockey)
Best Team: Alabama Crimson Tide
Other nominees: US Women’s Gymnastics, San Francisco Giants, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Blackhawks, Miami Heat and Oklahoma Softball
Best Upset: Texas A&M over Alabama
Other nominees: Florida Gulf Coast over Georgetown (basketball), Louisville women over Baylor (basketball) and Juan Manuel Marquez over Manny Pacquiao (boxing)
Best Play: Jadeveon Clowney’s Hit
Other nominees: You can view the entire list of 16 here
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