Conference USA released the 2021 preseason watch list, as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches. Louisiana Tech junior linebacker Trey Baldwin of Orange, made the list.
Baldwin was named second team all-C-USA and earned a spot on the Phil Steele All-Conference USA third team in 2020. He finished the season second on the team with 85 total tackles, including a team-best 53 solo tackles. Baldwin posted a career-high 18 tackles, including 14 solo, at UTSA on Oct. 24.
His 18 tackles tied for the 11th most nationally in the season, while his 14 solo tackles ranked second in the nation. He ranked first in C-USA and 11th in the FBS in solo tackles with 5.9 per game and was third in the conference in tackles per game at 9.4.
Baldwin registered 7.0 tackles for loss, including 1.0 sacks, five pass breakups, one interception and one quarterback hurry during the 2020 campaign.
Baldwin played on the WOS State Finalist team in 2014 as a junior before transferring to Cypress Falls HS his senior year.