Lamont Gaillard named to 2018 Rimington Trophy Watch List
UGA senior center Lamont Gaillard has been named to the 2018 Rimington Trophy Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Tuesday.
Gaillard is one of 57 centers named to the Rimington list and one of six players from the Southeastern Conference included.
The Pac-12 leads the Rimington Trophy Watch List with 10 nominations, followed by the ACC with eight.
The Rimington Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding center in NCAA FBS football. The winner is chosen by determining the consensus All-American center from three existing All-America teams: Walter Camp Foundation (WCF), Sporting News (SN), and the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).
Lamont Gaillard (6-3, 282) is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Last season, he appeared in 15 games and started all 15 at center.
The Georgia Bulldogs open the 2018 season on Saturday, Sept. 1 at home against the Austin Peay Governors.