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SJSU's Cordeiro Named to Maxwell Award Watch List

PHILADELPHIA - San José State quarterback Chevan Cordeiro was named to the 2023 Maxwell Award watch list, announced by the organization on Monday. Cordeiro was named the 2023 Mountain West Preseason Offensive Player of the Year earlier this summer.

The Maxwell Award has been presented to the College Player of the Year since 1937 and is named in honor of Robert “Tiny” Maxwell who was a former standout at Swarthmore College and a renowned sportswriter and football official.


Chevan Cordeiro, QB, Senior, Honolulu, Hawai'i/Saint Louis HS

  • Mountain West Preseason Offensive Player of the Year (2023)
  • Mountain West Football Preseason All-Conference Team (2023)
  • All-Mountain West Second Team (2022)
  • Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week (10/10/22, 10/03/22, 11/29/21, 11/11/19)
  • Threw for a career-high 3,251 yards and a career-high 23 touchdowns in 2022 which both were tops in the Mountain West, also ran for a career-high nine touchdowns which are most for SJSU QB in modern era
  • Threw for 366 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another against Eastern Michigan in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (12/20/22)

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