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VIDEO: Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List Candidates
- Updated: September 9, 2014
42 of the most accomplished student-athletes in the country have been nominated to the 11th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. Honoring college football’s defensive best in character and performance, the I.M.P.A.C.T. acronym stands for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.
On the Lott IMPact Trophy Watch List there are 17 linebackers on this year’s list, 14 defensive backs and 11 defensive linemen. The Pac-12 with dozen nominees leads the way followed by the SEC with eight, the ACC and Big-12 with seven each, the Big Ten with six and the Mountain West one along with one player from independent Notre Dame. There are seven players from last year’s Watch List on this year’s list: Derron Smith of Fresno State, Bryce Hager of Baylor, Eric Kendricks of UCLA, Danny Shelton of Washington, A.J. Johnson of Tennessee, Deterrian Shackleford of Ole Miss and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu of Oregon.
View the Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List