Georgia State's Emmanuel Ogbuehi has been named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS Tight End Watch List for 2012.

Ogbuehi, a rising senior from Buford, Ga., and Mill Creek High School, has career totals of 22 receptions for 299 yards, an average of 13.6 yards per catch.

The 6-3, 235-pounder missed five games in 2011 but finished the season with seven receptions for 100 yards. He was an honorable mention selection as CFPA National Tight End Performer of the Week after catching three passes for 48 yards in the season opener against Clark Atlanta. The previous year he made 15 catches for 199 yards and one touchdown.

In the inaugural season of 2010, Ogbuehi caught the first touchdown pass in GSU history on a four-yard completion against Shorter. He was also part of Georgia State's longest pass play of the season with his 55-yard reception against Alabama.

Ogbuehi is the second GSU Panther to be recognized on a CFPA 2012 Watch List, along with wide receiver Albert Wilson

Ogbuehi and the Panthers open the 2012 season by hosting South Carolina State on Thursday, Aug. 30 at the Georgia Dome.