The 6-foot-5, 245-pound native of Dublin (Oh.) has recorded a team-high 12 receptions this season, for 150 yards and six touchdowns in seven games as the Buckeyes' starting tight end.
Stoneburner is one of 25 college football tight ends under consideration for the award.
The winner will be announced at the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Red Carpet Show, on December 8. It will be televised nationally on ESPNU.