NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – Kayvon Thibodeaux of Oregon has been named the Lott IMPACT® Trophy Player of the Week.
The 6-5, 250-pound defensive end from Los Angeles was dominant in the Ducks’ 34-31 win over UCLA. Thibodeaux had 4.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 9 total tackles, a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry.
The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation sponsors the Lott IMPACT® Trophy and has donated more than $1.6 million to universities and charities throughout the country.
Davis Added to the Lott IMPACT® Trophy Watch List – Georgia’s mammoth defensive tackle Jordan Davis had been added to the 2021 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. He replaces Penn State star PJ Mustipher, who is out for the season with an injury.
The 340-pound Davis, a mid-season All-American, is the anchor of No. 1 Georgia’s dominant defense.
Other nominees for the Lott IMPACT® Trophy Player of the Week in Week Eight:
Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan: Had 2 quarterback hurries, a fumble recovery, a pass defended, 3 tackles (1/2 for a loss) in win over Northwestern, 33-7.
Nick Jackson, LB, Virginia: Had 6 tackles, 2 quarterback hurries in 48-40 win over Georgia Tech.
Bumper Pool, LB, Arkansas: Had team-high 8 tackles, one for a loss in 45-3 win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff,
Mike Rose, LB, Iowa State: Had team-high 8 tackles in win over undefeated Oklahoma State, 24-21.
Jack Sanborn, LB, Wisconsin: Had 8 tackles, 1.5 for losses in win over Purdue, 39-13.
Lott IMPACT® Trophy Players of the Week, 2021
Week One – Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame
Week Two – Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan
Week Three – Alonzo Addae, West Virginia
Week Four – Damone Clark, LSU
Week Five – Coby Bryant, Cincinnati
Week Six – Devin Lloyd, Utah
Week Seven – Damone Clark, LSU
Week Eight – Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon
Previous Winners of the Lott IMPACT® Trophy
2004 – David Pollack, Georgia
2005 – DeMeco Ryans, Alabama
2006 – Dante Hughes, Cal
2007 – Glenn Dorsey, LSU
2008 – James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
2009 – Jerry Hughes, TCU
2010 – J.J. Watt, Wisconsin
2011 – Luke Kuechly, Boston College
2012 – Manti Te’o, Notre Dame
2013 – Anthony Barr, UCLA
2014 – Eric Kendricks, UCLA
2015 – Carl Nassib, Penn State
2016 – Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
2017 – Josey Jewell, Iowa
2018 – Josh Allen, Kentucky
2019 – Derek Brown, Auburn
2020 – Paddy Fisher, Northwestern