Givens on Biletnikoff Watch List
July 21, 2011
Wake Forest junior wide receiver Chris Givens has been named to the preseason watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award. The Biletnikoff Award is given annually to the nation's best college receiver. The award is handed out by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. Justin Blackmon of Oklahoma State was the 2010 recipient.
Givens enters his junior season at Wake Forest 80 career receptions for 1,143 yards and 12 touchdowns. He ranks 33rd in school history in receptions and 22nd in receiving yards. Givens' 12 touchdown receptions is the ninth-best total in school history. The Wylie, Texas native is one of only two receivers in school history with two or more receptions of 75 yards or longer. Givens enters the season having caught at least one pass in each of his last 15 games.