Ashley Wirz,

Texas Tech football tight end Jace Amaro has been named as a semifinalist for yet another award.

Amaro, a junior, is one of 16 semifinalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which is given to the top offensive player in the country with hometown, high school, or junior college ties to Texas.

The San Antonio, Texas native leads the Big 12 Conference with 92 receptions, 1,157 receiving yards, and six touchdowns on the season so far.

Amaro is one of seven players from the Big 12 on the list, and is the only tight end to be named as a semifinalist for the award.

Finalists for this award will be announced on December 9th, 2013, and the winner will be announced at the award banquet in Tyler, Texas on January 10th, 2013.

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award was announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber of Commerce and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 football who exhibits a number of characteristics that define Earl Campbell, according to a press release.