Lott IMPACT Trophy | Honoring College Football's Defensive Best



Lott IMPACT Trophy, AM830 Announce Partnership

The Lott IMPACT Player of the Week will be heard on AM830 KLAA Radio this season beginning the first week of the college football season.

The Player of the Week, selected by a panel of national college football experts, will be announced each Wednesday on AM830.  An interview with various members of the voting panel will also be aired on Wednesdays, both on the Travis Rodgers morning show and in the afternoon on Roger Lodge’s show.

The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, sponsors of the annual award that goes to the college defensive player who has the biggest IMPACT on his team on and off the field, will donate $1,000 to the general scholarship fund of the university of the weekly winner.

IMPACT is an acronym for Impact, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.

Past winners of the award are J.J. Watt (Wisconsin), the Defensive Player of the Year in the NFL last season; Luke Kuechly (Boston College), the Defensive Rookie of the Year in the NFL in 2012; and Manti Te’o (Notre Dame) last year.


Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, The Lott IMPACT Trophy is awarded to college football’s Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. Founded in 2004 by The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, The Lott Trophy is the first and only college football award to equally recognize athletic performance and the personal character attributes of the player. The Lott Trophy is given to the player who exhibits the same characteristics Lott embodied during his distinguished career: Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Voters for the award include selected members of the national media, previous finalists, the Board of Directors of the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation and a distinguished group of former college football head coaches. To date, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation has donated more than $1 million to universities and charities throughout the United States.  The 10th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy Banquet will be held Dec. 8 in Newport Beach, Ca. For more information on The Lott Trophy visit: www.LottImpactTrophy.org