HCA: Gardner Minshew II named Lombardi Award finalist.
He has appeared in 36 career contests (seven starts) at linebacker and has 47 career tackles with four for loss, one sack, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions. Bowman and Odrick comprise half of the players from Big Ten schools on the Lombardi Award Watch List. The finalists consist of two quarterbacks, two offensive linemen, one defensive lineman and two defensive backs. Harbaugh has led U-M to 10-win seasons in three straight years, a feat shared only by Fielding H. Yost among Michigan coaches (1901-05). Mayfield led the Sooners to three straight Big 12 titles and two appearances in the College Football Playoff. The Lombardi Foundation, which gives the award, is based in Houston. Ohio State LB Jerome Baker, Texas LB Malik Jefferson, Virginia LB Micah Kizer, Iowa LB Josey Jewell, Clemson LB Kendall Joseph, Florida State LB Matthew Thomas, USC LB Cameron Smith, Alabama LB Shaun Dion Hamilton and Alabama LB Rashaan Evans. This form is for those that don’t want to register for the site. Wilson will set hard-nosed screens and gets physical with athletic forwards and centers. Other finalists were Mayfield, Penn State running back Saquon Barkley, Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, and Iowa State linebacker Joel Lanning, who also played some quarterback for the Cyclones.
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A week after a list of 21 candidates was unveiled, only seven remain after a panel of voters cast their initial ballots for the award. Other finalists include Saquon Barkley of Penn State, Minkah Fitzpatrick of Alabama, Shaquen Griffin of UCF and Joel Lanning of Iowa State. The award is based on performance, leadership, character and resiliency on and off the field. Carl Nassib of Penn State won the award in 2015, meaning Barkley and Fitzpatrick are attempting to win another Lombardi Award for their school. In 1993, the NFLPA again was officially recognized as the union representing the players, and negotiated a landmark Collective Bargaining Agreement with the NFL. LSU DE Arden Key, Kansas DE Dorance Armstrong Jr., Boston College DE Harold Landry, N.C. State DE Bradley Chubb, Virginia DE Andrew Brown, Florida State DE Josh Sweat, Wake Forest DE Duke Ejiofor, Missouri DE Marcell Frazier, Ohio State DE Sam Hubbard, Ohio State DE Tyquan Lewis and Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell. The award considers character, citizenship, integrity, leadership and honor. He has shown another gear of explosiveness this season, with nine runs of 20-plus yards, and U-M is 12-0 in his career when he rushes for at least 100 yards.
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Register file photo Buy Photo Fullscreen Buy Photo Ankeny’s Joel Lanning slips past Southeast Polk’s Brandon Johnson in a 2011 game. But Lanning didn’t pout and instead saw an opportunity to create an impact and a legacy in his final season with the Cyclones. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.The Lombardi Award is presented annually to a NCAA Division I football player, regardless of position, based on performance and leadership honed by character and resiliency. Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: Cancel Send Sent. More Harbeson Man Facing Attempted Murder and Assault Charges in Md.