Cal's Jackson is Biletnikoff finalist

Cal junior DeSean Jackson is one of 12 finalists for the Biletnikoff Award, which goes to college football's top wide receiver.

Jackson has 46 catches for 541 yards and five touchdowns this season; his catches and yards rank in the top 10 of the Pac-10 Conference. Jackson is second in the Pac-10 in punt returns with a 10.6-yard average. He has a 77-yard punt return for a TD.

Cal center Alex Mack was previously named a semifinalist for the Rotary Lombardi Award, which goes to the nation's top lineman who lines up within 5 yards of the ball.

The other Biletnikoff finalists are Earl Bennett (Vanderbilt), Dorien Bryant (Purdue), Keenan Burton (Kentucky), Michael Crabtree (Texas Tech), Harry Douglas (Louisville), James Hardy (Indiana), Percy Harvin (Florida), Mario Manningham (Michigan), Jordy Nelson (Kansas State), Brian Robiskie (Ohio State), Chris Williams (New Mexico State).

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