Jonathan Ledbetter named to 2018 Bronco Nagurski Trophy Watch List
UGA senior defensive lineman Jonathan Ledbetter has been named to the 2018 Bronko Nagurski Award Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced on Tuesday.
The Bronko Nagurski trophy is an annual award given to the top defensive player in college football as voted by the FWAA. 97 players have been named to the list and the SEC leads with 16 players.
On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the FWAA and the Charlotte Touchdown Club will announce five finalists for the 2018 Bronko Nagurski Trophy.
The annual Bronko Nagurski Trophy Banquet will be held on Monday, Dec. 3 at the Charlotte Convention Center and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh will be the keynote speaker.
Jonathan Ledbetter hails from Tucker, Georgia. Last season, he had 38 total tackles (18 solo, 24 assisted, 5.5 tackles for loss) and 3.5 sacks.