Three UGA Linebackers Named to 2014 Bednarik Award Watch List

UGA linebackers Ramik Wilson, Jordan Jenkins, and Leonard Floyd have each been named to the 2014 Bednarik Award Watch List. A total of 76 players were named to the list.

The Chuck Bednarik Award is given to the college football defensive player of the year as voted by the Maxwell Football Club.

Semifinalists for the 2014 Bednarik Award will be announced on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, while the three finalists will be unveiled on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The 2014 Bednarik Award winner will be announced at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

The formal presentation of the Bednarik Award will be made at the Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala hosted by Revel Casino Hotel Atlantic City on Friday, March 6, 2015.

Ramik Wilson, a 6-foot-2, 232-pound Senior from Tampa, Florida, has recorded 143 total tackles (82 solo, 61 assisted), four sacks, 12 tackles for loss, and one forced fumble.

Jordan Jenkins, a 6-foot-3, 246-pound Junior from Hamilton, Georgia, has recorded 76 total tackles (48 solo, 28 assisted), ten sacks, 20 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, and three fumble recoveries.

Leonard Floyd, 6-foot-4, 220-pounds, enters the 2014 season as a sophomore. Last season as a freshman, he recorded 55 total tackles (34 solo, 21 assisted), 6.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss, and two forced fumbles.

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  1. Lefty

    Jul 8, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Sounds like we should have a pretty good group of linebackers this year, hope the rest of the defense follows.

    • Kevin Kelley

      Jul 8, 2014 at 1:11 pm

      Yep, Amarlo Herrera could easily have made this list too.

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