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Lombardi Award & History

CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Dec 13, 2013


The Rotary Lombardi Award goes annually to the college football lineman -- offense or defense.

Lombardi Award

Nation's Top Lineman

History and Watch Lists
- Bednarik | Biletnikoff | Butkus | Davey O'Brien | Doak Walker
- Lou Groza | Lombardi | Mackey | Maxwell | Nagurski | Outland
- Ray Guy | Rimington | Thorpe | Walter Camp

Ranking the All-Time Winners
- The 25 Greatest Heisman Winners | No. 26 to 50 | No. 51 to 78

Heisman Winners - Top 5 Races, Player to Not Win, and More
- 2010 to Present | 2000 to 2009 | 1990 to 1999 | 1980 to 1989
- 1970 to 1979 | 1960 to 1969 | 1950 to 1959 | 1940 to 1949 | 1930 to 1935
      
Lombardi Award Winners

2013 Aaron Donald, Pitt
2012 Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
2011 Luke Kuechly, LB Boston College
2010 Nick Fairley, DT Auburn
2009 Ndamukong Suh, DT Nebraska
2008 Brian Orakpo, DE Texas
2007 Glenn Dorsey, DT LSU
2006 LaMarr Woodley, DE Michigan
2005 A.J. Hawk, LB Ohio State
2004 David Pollack, DE Georgia
2003 Tommie Harris, DT Oklahoma
2002 Terrell Suggs, DE Arizona State
2001 Julius Peppers, DE North Carolina
2000 Jamal Reynolds, DE Florida State
1999 Corey Moore, DE Virginia Tech
1998 Dat Nguyen, LB Texas A&M
1997 Grant Wistrom, DE Nebraska
1996 Orlando Pace, OT Ohio State
1995 Orlando Pace, OT Ohio State
1994 Warren Sapp, DT Miami
1993 Aaron Taylor, OT Notre Dame
1992 Marvin Jones, LB Florida State
1991 Steve Emtman, DT Washington
1990 Chris Zorich, DT Notre Dame
1989 Percy Snow, LB Michigan State
1988 Tracy Rocker, DT Auburn
1987 Chris Spielman, LB Ohio State
1986 Cornelius Bennett, LB Alabama
1985 Tony Casillas, NT Oklahoma
1984 Tony Degrate, DT Texas
1983 Dean Steinkuhler, G Nebraska
1982 Dave Rimington, C Nebraska
1981 Kenneth Sims, DT Texas
1980 Hugh Green, DE Pittsburgh
1979 Brad Budde, G USC
1978 Bruce Clark, DT Penn State
1977 Ross Browner, DE Notre Dame
1976 Wilson Whitley, DT Houston
1975 Lee Roy Selmon, DT Oklahoma
1974 Randy White, DT Maryland
1973 John Hicks, OT Ohio State
1972 Rich Glover, G Nebraska
1971 Walt Patulski, DE Notre Dame
1970 Jim Stillwagon, G Ohio State