Barriere named to Walter Payton Award watch list
Last updated 8/12/2021 at 9:58am
CHENEY — Eric Barriere has the opportunity to finish what he started.
The Eastern Washington University football player was named to the Walter Payton Award Watch List by Stats Perform, as announced Aug. 4. The prestigious award is given to the national offensive player of the year in college football’s Division I subdivision.
Barriere is no stranger to the list, as he’s been a finalist the past two seasons. Last year, Barriere finished runner up to Southeastern Louisiana’s Cole Kelley, coming just six votes shy (137-131) of the award. In 2019 as a junior, he finished fifth. He is...