Notre Dame receiver Golden Tate is one of three finalists for the Biletnikoff Award, which is presented annually to college football's top wide receiver.
Tate is joined by Bowling Green's Freddie Barnes and Texas' Jordan Shipley as finalists.
The Irish junior receiver set single-season school records for receptions (83) and receiving yards (1,295) this season.
He has 15 touchdowns – 12 receiving, two rushing and one punt return – and he needs 78 receiving yards in Saturday's season finale at Stanford to break Jeff Samardzija's career receiving yards record. Tate has 2,056 career receiving yards.
Tate is fourth nationally among receivers with a 117.7 yards per game average.
Shipley averages 109.5 receiving yards per game, tied for fifth nationally, and he has 91 catches for 1,204 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Barnes is leading the nation with 134.7 receiving yards per game. He has 129 catches for 1,482 yards and 16 touchdowns.
The Biletnikoff Award recipient will be named at the Home Depot/ESPNU College Football Awards Show on Dec. 10 and will be honored at a dinner in Tallahassee, Fla., on Feb. 13.