Watch Lott IMPACT Trophy Awards Live Stream 2017
Lott IMPACT Trophy Awards Live
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Lone-Star State junior linebacker leader Jefferson was named a challenger for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation reported on Th evening. The honor, that is in its fourteenth year, is introduced to a player that shows the qualities typified by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott – Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community, and tenaciousness.
An intermediate linebacker and native of shrub, Texas, Jefferson has ricocheted in 2017 to finish up plainly the pioneer of the Longhorns’ protection. He drives the cluster with eighty-six handles, together with sixty-one solo stops. His 9.6 handles for each diversion rank sixteenth loosely whereas his six.8 solo stops for every amusement is fourth within the nation. He drives the cluster with eight.5 handles for misfortune, four sacks, and 5 quarterback hustles.
In the wake of losing his starting position amid the 2016 season, Jefferson has begun every one of the 9 recreations so far for UT, driving one in every of the best protecting turnarounds within the nation. The Longhorns rank sixth in third-down protection, fourth in fourth-down resistance and eleventh in hurrying safeguard. Last season, they were 51st, 52nd, and 76th, separately.
Jefferson has noncommissioned 5 diversions of twofold digit handles this season, incorporating four such recreations within the last 5. He doubly set a vocation high (at USC, versus American state) of eleven handles previous this season before breaking that stamp with fourteen takedowns against Oklahoma State. He has driven the cluster or tied for the leader in handles, seven times in exactly 9 recreations.
The champ of the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy is reported at The Lott IMPACT Trophy Award Banquet, control at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach on Dec. 10. the honor show is broadcast survive CBS Sports Network at 7:30 p.m. CT.