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Marqise Lee one of three finalists for Biletnikoff Award

The USC receiver is up for the award given to the top wide receiver in the nation.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

USC Trojans wide receiver Marqise Lee is one of three finalists for the 2012 Biletnikoff Award, an award given out annually to the top wide receiving in the nation, it was revealed on Monday.

The sophomore receiver joins West Virginia junior Stedman Bailey and Baylor senior Terrance Williams.

Lee has 107 receptions for 1,605 yards and 14 touchdowns on the season. He has failed to eclipse 100 receiving yards only three times this year and has been denied a touchdown reception in a game only twice. He set the Pac-12 record for most receiving yards in a game on Oct. 27 against Arizona when he caught 16 passes for 345 yards.

Lee leads the nation in receptions and in receiving yards. He is third in the nation in receiving touchdowns - a category Bailey leads with 20.

Past winners of the Biletnikoff Award include Justin Blackmon, Golden Tate, Michael Crabtree, Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald and Randy Moss.