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Nevada defensive tackle Dom Peterson named to Bednarik Award preseason watch list

Nevada football player and two-time All-Mountain West defensive tackle Dom Peterson was named to the preseason watch list of the Chuck Bednarik Award on Monday.

Monday's announcement is the second time that Peterson has been named a candidate for the Bednarik Award. His first was in 2020.

Peterson appeared in all 13 games last season and has played in 46 games over four seasons with the Wolf Pack. In 2021, he made 40 total tackles and 5.5 sacks, and was named All-Mountain West honorable mention. In 2020, Peterson was named to the All-Mountain West second team after racking up 4.