Three from Bama, One from Auburn on Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List


The Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list has been narrowed down to 81 players. Three players from Alabama and one from Auburn made the cut. The award goes to the best defensive player in the country.

Defensive end A'Shawn Robinson, linebacker Trey DePriest and safety Landon Collins represent the TIde.

Gabe Wright is Auburn's lone representative. Wright made 31 tackles last season.

The award will be handed out on Dec. 8 in Charlotte. Nick Saban is set to be the keynote speaker.

Here is the complete Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list:

Henry Anderson, Stanford, DE

Stephone Anthony, Clemson, LB

Vic Beasley, Clemson, DE

Michael Bennett, Ohio State, DT

Craig Bills, BYU, DB

Joey Bosa, Ohio State, DE

Kelby Brown, Duke, LB

Malcom Brown, Texas, DT

Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State, DE

Alex Carter, Stanford, DB

Sam Carter, TCU, DB

Jeremy Cash, Duke, DB

Frank Clark, Michigan, DE

Landon Collins, Alabama, DB

Blake Countess, Michigan, DB

Christian Covington, Rice, DT

Su'a Cravens, USC, DB

Carl Davis, Iowa, DT

Tyeler Davison, Fresno State, DE

Trey DePriest, Alabama, LB

Quandre Diggs, Texas, DB

Lorenzo Doss, Tulane, DB

Kurtis Drummond, Michigan State, DB

Alvin Dupree, Kentucky, DE

Mario Edwards Jr., Florida State, DE

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon, DB

Kyler Fackrell, Utah State, LB

Devonte Fields, TCU, DE

Trey Flowers, Arkansas, DE

Leonard Floyd, Georgia, LB

Dante Fowler Jr., Florida, DE

Alani Fua, BYU, LB

Kendall Fuller, Virginia Tech, DB

Markus Golden, Missouri, DE

Randy Gregory, Nebraska, DE

Bryce Hager, Baylor, LB

Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida, DB

Anthony Harris, Virginia, DB

Ben Heeney, Kansas, LB

Chucky Hunter, TCU, DT

Martin Ifedi, Memphis, DE

Myles Jack, UCLA, LB

Grady Jarrett, Clemson, DT

Jordan Jenkins, Georgia, LB

A.J. Johnson, Tennessee, LB

Eric Kendricks, UCLA, LB

Hau'oli Kikaha, Washington, DE

Luther Maddy, Virginia Tech, DT

Derrick Malone, Oregon, LB

Tyler Matakevich, Temple, LB

Derrick Mathews, Houston, LB

Lorenzo Mauldin, Louisville, DE

Benardrick McKinney, Mississippi State, LB

Ryan Mueller, Kansas State, DE

Steven Nelson, Oregon State, DB

Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss, DT

Shawn Oakman, Baylor, DE

Denzel Perryman, Miami, LB

Marcus Peters, Washington, DB

Cody Prewitt, Ole Miss, DB

Hayes Pullard, USC, LB

Cedric Reed, Texas, DE

Jordan Richards, Stanford, DB

A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama, DE

KeiVarae Russell, Notre Dame, DB

Jake Ryan, Michigan, LB

Zack Sanchez, Oklahoma, DB

Danny Shelton, Washington, DT

Derron Smith, Fresno State, DB

Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame, LB

Eric Striker, Oklahoma, LB

Charles Tapper, Oklahoma, DE

A.J. Tarpley, Stanford, LB

Jared Tevis, Arizona, DB

Shaq Thompson, Washington, LB

Tony Washington, Oregon, DE

Trae Waynes, Michigan State, DB

P.J. Williams, Florida State, DB

Leonard Williams, USC, DE

Ramik Wilson, Georgia, LB

Gabe Wright, Auburn, DT


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