NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – UCLA’s Adarius Pickett has been named the Lott IMPACT Trophy Player of the Week.
The 5-11, 195-pound defensive back from Richmond, Ca. had 16 tackles and an interception in UCLA’s loss to Washington, 31-24. For the season he has 61 total tackles, 24 more than any other Bruin.
A Political Science major, he has been named to the Athletic Director Honor Roll in the past.
UCLA 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.
Other nominees for the Lott IMPACT Trophy in Week Six:
Ben Burr-Kirven, LB, Washington: Led Huskies with 15 tackles and broke up one pass in win over UCLA, 31-24.
Te’von Coney, LB, Notre Dame: Had 9 tackles, 1.5 for losses in win over Virginia Tech, 45-23.
T.J. Edwards, LB, Wisconsin: Had 7 tackles, 2 sacks and a quarterback hurry in win over Nebraska, 41-24.
Khaleke Hudson, DB, Michigan: Had 2 tackles for losses, a sack and 5 total tackles in win over Maryland, 48-21
Chancy Gardner-Johnson, DB, Florida: Had 11 tackles, 1.5 for losses in win over LSU, 27-19.
David Long Jr., LB, West Virginia: Had 10 tackles, one sack and one pass defended in win over Kansas, 38-22.
Anthony Nelson, DL, Iowa: Had 3 sacks (19 yards in losses) and 5 total tackles in win over Minnesota, 48-31.
Ed Oliver, DL, Houston: Led team with 13 tackles, 1.5 tackles for losses and a quarterback hurry in win over Tulsa, 41-26.
Taylor Rapp, S, Washington: Had an interception and 5 tackles in win over UCLA, 31-24.
2018 Lott IMPACT Trophy Players of the Week:
Week One – Ed Oliver, Houston
Week Two – Joe Dineen Jr – Kansas
Week Three – Deshaun Davis, Auburn
Week Four – Ben Burr-Kirven, Washington
Week Five – Josh Allen, Kentucky