MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – The annual Lombardi Award watch list has been released and the state of Florida is well represented on the list.
The Rotary Lombardi Award is given each year to the nation’s top college lineman. Last year’s winner was Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who wound up getting drafted in the first round by the Detroit Lions.READ MORE: Suspect In Haitian President's Murder Will Be Charged In Federal Court On Thursday
Florida State and the University of Miami placed a total of six players on the list, while the Florida Gators had one player on the list.READ MORE: Fired Former Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo Files Lawsuit Against City, Commissioners, City Manager
The Florida State players included: Nigel Bradham, linebacker; Andrew Datko, offensive tackle; and Brandon Jenkins, defensive end.MORE NEWS: London-Bound American Airlines Flight Returned To MIA After Passenger Refused To Wear A Mask
UM players on the list include: Austin Brown, defensive tackle; Marcus Forston, defensive tackle; and Sean Spence, linebacker. UF’s lone representative on the list was defensive tackle Jaye Howard.