(KPUA) Saint Louis School graduate Marcus Mariota and Kahuku graduate Hau'oli Kikaha have each been nominated for major college football awards.
Mariota, a University of Oregon quarterback, has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Davey O'Brien Award and nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association "Good Works Team." The O'Brien Award has honored the nation's top college quarterback since 1981 and will be awarded on December 11.
Kikaha, a senior linebacker at the University of Washington, was also nominated for the "Good Works Team" and is on the watch lists for the Dick Butkus Award and the Chuck Bednarik Award. The Butkus Award recognizes the top linebacker while the Bednarik Award goes to the nation's defensive player of the year.