Published July 10, 2012 - 9:04am
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Of the 65-player watch list for the Bednarik Award, given annually to the nation’s top defensive player, LSU and Alabama each had four on the list. Surprise, surprise, right?
Here is everyone who made it from the SEC:
LB Nico Johnson, Alabama
S Robert Lester, Alabama
LB CJ Mosley, Alabama
DT Jesse Williams, Alabama
CB Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
DE Barkevious Mingo, LSU
DE Sam Montgomery, LSU
S Eric Reid, LSU
DT John Jenkins, Georgia
LB Jarvis Jones, Georgia
DE Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
DE Devin Taylor, South Carolina
CB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
LB Sean Porter, Texas A&M
DT Sharrif Floyd, Florida
The Honey Badger, of course, won this award last year as the top defensive player in the country.