University of South Carolina junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Clemson defensive Vic Beasley are among 12 players named as semifinalists for the 44th Rotary Lombardi Award, it was announced today.
Clowney, a 6-6, 274-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C., was a finalist for the award last season. He is among eight defensive and four offensive players announced as 2103 semifinalists today at the Rotary Club of Houston. The SEC leads the pack with four players, followed by the Pac-12 with three, the ACC two followed by the Big Ten and the Big 12 with one each and one Independent.
Beasley, a junior from Adairsville, GA, is among the national leaders in tackles for loss (15/1.7 pg) and sacks (10/1.1 pg).
The 12 semifinalists are:
Anthony Barr Sr LB UCLA
Vic Beasley Jr DE Clemson
Jadeveon Clowney Jr DE South Carolina
Aaron Donald Sr DE Pittsburgh
Taylor Lewan Sr T Michigan
Jake Matthews Sr T Texas A&M
CJ Mosley Sr LB Alabama
Trent Murphy Sr LB Stanford
Cyril Richardson Sr G Baylor
Michael Sam Sr DE Missouri
Kyle Van Noy Sr LB BYU
David Yankey Jr T Stanford
The 44th Lombardi Award will be held December 11, 2013, at the Wortham Center in Houston, Texas. For tickets and sponsorship information, visit www.rotarylombardiaward.org.
The Rotary Lombardi Award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game's predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association's official Web site, www.NCFAA.org.
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