TU’s Stafford is on Outland list

University of Tulsa senior offensive lineman Garrett Stafford was one of 82 players named to the Outland Trophy Watch List, released by the Football Writers Association of America. The Outland Trophy is given to the nation’s best interior lineman on either offense or defense.

Stafford is one of six linemen from the American Athletic Conference on the preseason watch list. Stafford, a 6’5, 300-pound offensive guard from Tulsa’s Memorial High School, has started played in 32 career games and has started 26 consecutive contests, including the last 24 at left tackle. Stafford moved to left guard during spring drills.