Home lott trophy Cal Standout Evan Weaver Named Lott Impact Trophy Player Of The Week 02

Cal Standout Evan Weaver Named Lott Impact Trophy Player Of The Week 02

by admin

NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – Evan Weaver, Cal’s outstanding and reliable linebacker, has been named the Lott IMPACT Trophy Player of the Week.

The 6-3, 235-pound senior from Spokane, Washington had another big game for the Bears, recording a career-tying 18 tackles (14 solo) with two tackles for losses and a forced fumble in Cal’s win over No. 14 ranked Washington, 20-19.

Last season, Weaver recorded 159 tackles, sixth most in the nation.  He has 272 career tackles and is in the Top Ten all-time for Cal.  Weaver has started 21 games and played in 39 of 40 games since joining the program.

He is a 2019 nominee for the Butkus Award, the Bednarik Award and the Nagurski Award in addition to the Lott IMPACT Trophy Award.

Weaver was named a team captain this summer and said: “To be put on that pedestal and trusted by so many guys is truly an honor.”

Cal will receive $1,000 for its general scholarship fund in recognition of his performance.

The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation sponsors the Lott IMPACT Trophy and has donated more than $1.5 million to universities and charities throughout the country in 15 years.


Other nominees for the Lott IMPACT Trophy in Week Two:

Joe Bachie, LB, Sr., Michigan State: Had 7 tackles, one for a loss and one pass defended quarterback hurry in win over Western Michigan, 51-17.

Troy Dye, LB, Sr., Oregon: Had two quarterback hurries and two tackles for losses with four total tackles in win over Nevada, 77-6.

A.J. Epenesa, DL, Sr., Iowa: Had four quarterback hurries, a sack and three tackles in shutout win over Rutgers, 30-0.

Cale Garrett, LB, Sr., Missouri: Led team with 7 tackles, two for losses and one sack in win over West Virginia, 38-7.

Khaleke Hudson, LB/S, Sr., Michigan: Led Wolverines with 12 tackles in double overtime win over Army, 24-21.

Curtis Weaver, DE, Sr., Boise State: Had six tackles, 1.5 for losses and a sack in win over Marshall, 14-7. 


2019 Lott IMPACT Trophy Players of the Week:

Week One – Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma

Week Two – Evan Weaver, Cal


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

Related Articles