HOUSTON – UCLA senior linebacker Anthony Barr was one of 12 semifinalists named for the 44th Rotary Lombardi Award, the club announced Thursday. Eight defensive players and four on offense comprise the list of 12.
Barr enters the Arizona game with 43 tackles, including 13 for a loss with six sacks. The 6-4 senior linebacker has added one pass breakup, one quarterback hurry, forced four fumbles and recovered three.
Finalists for the award will be named on Nov. 21. The award will be presented at the Rotary Lombard Award banquet on Dec. 11, at the Wortham Center in Houston.
Anthony Barr Sr. LB UCLA
Vic Beasley Jr. DE Clemson
Jadeveon Clowney Jr. DE South Carolina
Aaron Donald Sr. DE Pittsburgh
Taylor Lewan Sr. T Michigan
Jake Matthews Sr. T Texas A&M
CJ Mosley Sr. LB Alabama
Trent Murphy Sr. LB Stanford
Cyril Richardson Sr. G Baylor
Michael Sam Sr. DE Missouri
Kyle Van Noy Sr. LB Brigham Young
David Yankey Jr. T Stanford