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2021 Lott IMPACT Trophy Semifinalist – Nakobe Dean

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LB, GEORGIA (12-0), JR. (NO 17)

6-0, 225, 4.60, Horn Lake, MS. Mid-season All-American; No. 1 team in the country; Has one interception this season, 56 total tackles; 15 quarterback hurries, 7.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks; Butkus finalist; Bednarik semifinalist; Week 11 Lott IMPACT Player of Week

“Along with his undeniable talent, Nakobe is a true leader.” –Kenneth McKinney, Principal, Hope Suillivan Elementary School (where Nakobe does volunteer work)

On pre-season watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy, which goes to the player “who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement”

Named by National Football Foundation as a member of its inaugural “Team of Distinction” which recognizes high school scholar-athletes

Awarded Ramsey scholarship for academic and athletic excellence

Mechanical engineering major