Jarvis Jones a finalist for multiple awards

All-American outside linebacker Jarvis Jones continued racking up national recognition this week.

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Outside linebacker Jarvis Jones tallied two sacks against Auburn to bring his season total thus far to 10.5. The program record is 14.5, set by David Pollack.

On Thursday, Jones was named one of five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given annually to college football’s top defensive player. But the accolades didn’t stop there.

Before the day was over, the Columbus native was also named one of eight finalists for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which is awarded to the player who has the biggest IMPACT (Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity) on their teams both on and off the field.

Jones, a junior, was named one of the 15 “Players to Watch” for the Walter Camp Award for nation’s top player earlier this week, and he is also a semifinalists for the Bednarik, Maxwell, Butkus, and Lombardi awards.

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