Lott IMPACT Trophy

Lott IMPACT Blog – Notes on the Lott IMPACT Trophy

Voters can get an early look at the nominees for the 16th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy…

The first college game (Aug. 24) of the 2019 season will feature Florida vs. Miami and each school has a Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List nominee – Defensive End Jabari Zuniga of Florida and Linebacker Shaquille Quarterman of Miami…

Following the Florida-Miami game that same day will be Arizona against Hawaii.  The Wildcats of Arizona also have a candidate for the Lott IMPACT Trophy in highly decorated linebacker Colin Schooler…

Stanford cornerback, Paulson Adebo, has this posted on his twitter account: “Les choses ne coivent pas ‘etre dites qui sont comprises” which is French for “They need not be said that are understood.”  Yep, the 6-1, 190-pound junior speaks French…

Bryce Hall of Virginia was a two-star or three-star recruit as a wide receiver.  Last year he led the nation in pass breakups with 22 and was named to multiple All-American second teams…

Wisconsin’s Chris Orr graduated in the Top 10 of his high school class.  His father Terry won two Super Bowls as a tight end with the Redskins.  Chris is a linebacker…

Ray Lima’s father is a minister.  The Iowa State star had 21.5 tackles for loss when he was a El Camino Junior College in Southern California…

Oregon’s Troy Dye has led his team in tackles each of his first three seasons…

Derrick Brown of Auburn is the highest ranked defensive player on Sports Illustrated’s 2019 list of top players in the country.  He’s No. 5…

Brown, at 318 pounds, and Lima, at 317 pounds, are the two biggest players on the Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List…

The very popular Joshua Perry of Ohio State (a finalist in 2015) has his own podcast.  He’s also the lead player for the Lott’s new Alumni Ambassador program…

Former finalist (2012) Jarvis Jones of Georgia has joined the coaching staff at his alma mater…

Ohio State’s Jordan Fuller is a part of two important organizations on campus. He helped create a student-athlete-led seminar called The Buckeye Way: Sexuality, Identity, and Relationships to educate Ohio State student-athletes on sexual assault, sexual violence and healthy relationships all while dismantling any misconceptions surrounding the topics. They held a forum in April of this year. And he is part of a leadership team for an organization called RAS, or Redefining Athletic Standards, whose purpose is to give black student-athletes on campus a voice. The organization has hosted three on-campus events so far to facilitate discussions that help the athletes become defined by more than the sports they play.

Forty-five universities have received donations for their general scholarship fund over the 15 years from the Lott IMPACT Trophy for a total of $688,000. UCLA and Alabama have received the most — $59,000 each…