November 7, 2013
Contact: Deborah Elias, Media Relations Director
2013 Rotary Lombardi Award Semi-Finalists
HOUSTON – November 7, 2013 – Eight defensive and four offensive players comprise the list of 12 semifinalists for the 44th Rotary Lombardi Award to be held December 11, 2013, at the Wortham Center in Houston, Texas. The semifinalists were announced today at the Rotary Club of Houston.
The SEC Conference leads the pack with four players, followed by the Pac 12 with three, the ACC two followed by the Big 10 and the Big 12 with one each and one Independent.
The 12 semifinalists are:
Anthony Barr Sr LB UCLA
Vic Beasley Jr DE Clemson
Jadeveon Clowney Jr DE South Carolina
Aaron Donald Sr DT Pittsburgh
Taylor Lewan Sr T Michigan
Jake Matthews Sr T Texas A&M
CJ Mosley Sr LB Alabama
Trent Murphy Sr LB Stanford
Cyril Richardson Sr G Baylor
Michael Sam Sr DE Missouri
Kyle Van Noy Sr LB Brigham Young
David Yankey Jr T Stanford
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The Rotary Lombardi Award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game’s predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association’s official Web site, www.NCFAA.org.