Thursday, April 17, 2014
Clowney Finalist For Bednarik
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney is a finalist for the Bednarik Award, the winner will be announced tonight during The Home Depot College Football Awards on ESPN tonight starting at 7:30 p.m.
The Chuck Bednarik Trophy is handed out by the Maxwell Football Club for defensive player of the year. The other finalists for the award are Jarvis Jones of Georgia and Manti Te'o of Notre Dame. Clowney has already lost two awards, the Lombardi and Nagurski trophies, to Te'o, a Heisman Finalist. Clowney has beaten out Jones for the coaches choice for SEC Defensive Player of the Year but lost to Jones in the media's selection of the same award.
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